Muhammad Arqam's Story
Muhammad Arqam is a nine years old little boy from district Khanewal. At the age of two, Arqam developed inguinal hernia on the right side, a condition that caused the poor little boy a lot of pain at such a little age. While the concept of common hernia is clear to most people, an inguinal hernia can be a tricky concept to understand. In simpler words, an inguinal hernia can occur when tissue protrudes through a weak spot in abdominal muscles into an area called the inguinal canal. As a result, a bulge is formed, which can cause immense discomfort and pain during daily life activities and chores.
There is one treatment that can bring things back on track for Muhammad Arqam. The procedure is called inguinal herniotomy. This procedure involves pushing back the hernia contents to their original abode in the body once the hernia sac is identified. An effective surgical procedure but one that Arqam’s family cannot afford. You see, Arqam’s father is a laborer in a local textile mill. For all the hard work which his father puts in, he gets paid only 13,000 PKR per month. Affording a herniotomy procedure, at this point, is out of question for their family.
“I know my poor little child is in pain all the time, and I know what will relieve him of that. But I cannot do anything. I wish I could sound a little more hopeful, but that is how things are, don’t expect me to mince words. I do have one hope left though. And that hope is Transparent Hands”-Muhammad Arqam’s father
That is right. Transparent Hands is going to raise funds for Muhammad Arqam’s right inguinal herniotomy. But we are going to need your help. So please, do what you can. Donate for Muhammad Arqam’s herniotomy. A child in pain is looking up to you for help!
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Muhammad Arqam's Story
Muhammad Arqam, 9 years old, had a bulge in his inguinal area on the right side. On medical check-up, he was diagnosed with inguinal hernia and was advised surgery for it. For this purpose, he was admitted in Abid hospital and his inguinal herniotomy was performed by Dr. Faisal Usman on 15.11.2020. Arqam stayed in the hospital for two days and was discharged in a stable condition. He has had a swift post-operative recovery.