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Ammar Ashfaq's Story

In the bustling city of Karachi, a young boy named Ammar, aged six, is facing a challenging battle against Inguinal Hernia, a condition that was discovered when he was just one year old. His parents, devastated by the news, immediately sought medical assistance at the nearest hospital. After undergoing a series of diagnostic tests, the dedicated doctors advised that Ammar undergo a herniotomy, a surgical procedure to repair the hernia.

Inguinal Hernia occurs when a part of the intestine protrudes through a weak spot in the abdominal muscles, resulting in a visible bulge in the groin area. It can cause discomfort, pain, and the risk of complications if left untreated.
A herniotomy is a surgical procedure performed to repair an inguinal hernia. The surgeon makes a small incision in the lower abdomen to access the hernia and carefully pushes the protruding intestine back into its proper place. The weakened abdominal muscles are then reinforced or repaired, typically with stitches or a synthetic mesh. This procedure helps alleviate the pain and discomfort caused by the hernia, reduces the risk of complications such as strangulation or obstruction, and allows the patient to regain their normal daily activities.

However, for Ammar’s father, who works as a daily wage laborer, the high cost of the surgery was an insurmountable obstacle. He could barely cover the daily expenses of his family, let alone afford the medical treatment his son urgently needed. Ammar’s father said with teary eyes:

“I humbly seek your support in funding my son Ammar’s urgent herniotomy surgery. Our financial limitations have left us helpless, and we desperately need your help to save his precious life.”

His family reached out to Transparent Hands, and we are determined to gather the necessary funds to ensure Ammar receives the treatment he urgently requires. Together, hand in hand, we can make a difference in his life.

Please Note: In certain situations, we proceed with the patient's surgery/medical procedure despite incomplete funding displayed on the website. Following the surgery/medical procedure, we persist in collecting funds and maintain the campaign on the website until funding is secured in full. Hospitals have granted us a grace period for bill payment.


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Ammar Ashfaq's Story

Ammar, a 6-year-old boy from Karachi, faced an unexpected hurdle in his young life. When he was just one year old, his parents discovered that he had Inguinal Hernia, a condition where a portion of the intestines or other tissues protrudes through a weak spot or tear in the abdominal muscles. This news left his parents devastated, as they knew their little boy needed immediate medical attention.

Determined to find a solution, Ammar's parents wasted no time and sought medical assistance at the nearest hospital. The doctors, recognizing the urgency of the situation, conducted a series of diagnostic tests. After a thorough evaluation, they advised that Ammar undergo a herniotomy, a surgical procedure to repair the hernia and prevent any further complications.

However, Ammar's father, burdened by the weight of financial responsibilities, found himself unable to cover the expenses of the surgery. In their search for a lifeline, Ammar's family turned to Transparent Hands. With the support of compassionate donors, Transparent Hands gathered the necessary funds to ensure that Ammar could receive the life-changing treatment he urgently required.

Ammar's case touched the hearts of many, and the outpouring of support from donors was overwhelming. Their generosity not only provided financial relief to the family but also instilled hope and faith in their hearts. With the funds secured, Ammar was admitted to Murshid Hospital, Karachi, where the skilled surgeon, Dr. Khair Jan, successfully performed the herniotomy on 25-09-2023.

The surgery was a resounding success, and Ammar's condition improved significantly. After one day of post-operative care, he was discharged from the hospital in a stable condition. 

Ammar and his family are immensely grateful to all the donors who selflessly contributed to his cause. Their kindness and compassion not only changed Ammar's life but also brought solace and relief to his loved ones. With a renewed sense of hope, Ammar can now focus on his growth, development, and the simple joys of childhood.

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