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Doctors Thought Poison Ivy Caused the Rashes, Turns Out it was Something More Serious

What they thought was a simple skin irritation turned out to be a more serious medication condition.

Bringing her child to the hospital is every mother’s nightmare especially if it is for something serious, but seeing her little one suffering is worse. This is why mothers more often than not decide to go on that dreaded trip to the medical facility if only to be able to know that her child will be okay. However, that was far from what Mandy Suzanne Smith experienced when she brought her son Zachary to a medical facility for a check up.

Mandy’s daily routine usually ends with her picking up Zachary at his preschool. However, she was surprised to find him complaining about rashes on his feet and itchy eyes that one fateful day. Thinking it was just some skin irritation, the family shrugged it off. But it wasn’t until the next day that they regretted that decision after they found out that the little boy’s body was already covered in rashes.

Zachary Suffered from Rashes

Zachary Suffers from Rashes

Mandy later discovered that Zachary was running a fever. Though the symptoms appear to be those of ordinary flu, Mandy knew better than to wait especially since her son appearer to be getting worse by the minute.

Zachary with Mommy Mandy

Zachary with Mommy Mandy

She rushed her son to the nearest hospital where he was given medication for an infection. Unfortunately, that did not work and Zachary’s condition took a turn for the worse.

Zachary is admitted to a hospital

Zachary is admitted to a hospital

After conducting more tests, the doctors found out that Zachary was suffering from a rare condition known as Stevens-Johnson syndrome or SJS, a rare but serious medical condition that occurs when an individual experiences a severe reaction from medicine. Symptoms include red or purple rashes, blistering in the skin as well as inside mucus membranes like inside the mouth, nose, and genitals which make necessary tasks like eating, swallowing, and peeing very difficult and painful.

Some of the most common medications that cause SJS are those for treatment of gout particularly allopurinol (Aloprim or Zyloprim); medicine for pain relief like ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin), acetaminophen (Tylenol), and naproxen sodium (Aleve); Sulfa antibiotics like Bactrim and Septra; and medicines for seizures or mental illnesses. However, no information was known as to whether any of these drugs sparked Zachary’s SJS.

To save his life, Mandy decided to have Zachary put into a medically-induced coma. While he was under, doctors removed the top layer of Zachary’s skin in order to prevent the infection from spreading further. After that, they wrapped him in a plastic-like material called biobrane to help new skin form underneath.

Zachary Under Coma Covered with Biobrane

Zachary Under Coma Covered with Biobrane

Putting his fate in God, all Mandy was able to do during the procedure was to pray.

Zachary is Reunited with his Family After Waking Up from His Coma

Zachary is Reunited with his Family After Waking Up from His Coma

Fortunately, Zachary survived the procedure and moved into a full recovery.

Zachary in Full Recovery

Zachary in Full Recovery

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Woman Sets Husband On Fire For Molesting Her 7-Year-Old Daughter

She has proven the strength of a mother’s love when she did the unthinkable only to protect her daughter’s honor. Read her story here.

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A mother’s love is relatively the purest and most intense kind of love in this world. The things that a mother can do for their children are virtually limitless. But the effects of such unconditional love can cause a mother to do things that may not always be the best deeds if only to protect her child.

In 2014, then-40-year-old mother Tatanysha Hedman became subject of local headlines when she took matters into her own hands after she found out that her husband, Vincent Phillips defiled her seven-year-old daughter.

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Tatanysha Hedman

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According to police reports, Tatanysha doused her husband with gasoline and set him on fire while he was sleeping. Reports say she waited for him to sleep before acting on what she did to her daughter who was born outside of their marriage. Media outlets are calling it a crime of passion....

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An Avid Disney Fan Spends $14,000 to Transform herself into Real-Life Princesses

She’s absolutely stunning.

Makeup transformation is a big thing today. With the use of a makeup, anyone can do a makeover of themselves to any of their favorite individual, whether it’s a real person or only a famous character.

But, of course, this comes with a big price. Sarah Ingle, a 25-year-old woman from Denver, Colorado spends a whopping $14,000 for costumes, wigs and more to look like a real-life Disney princess.

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Source: Sarah Ingle

I absolutely love dressing up as all of the different princesses. ...

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The Internet is Going Crazy Over This Insanely Hot Grandpa Dubbed #MrStealYourGrandma

Over the past week, there have been numerous images that were being shared and talked about by many netizens, especially women. They are all going crazy about a 54-year-old granny that surprisingly looks fit and sexy. There were some who suggest that this sexy man is voted as the sexiest and hottest grandpa in the world.

Irvin Randle from Texas, USA is the current apple of the eye of almost everyone now because of its hotness and uniqueness. This sexy old man from Houston became famous in an instant when his photos were shared by thousands of women.

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This jaw-dropping hot oldie, who is an elementary teacher with two loving grandchildren, showed off his relaxed and preppy fashion sense with the way he dresses and admitted that he likes wearing tight clothing as well. ...

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