Sameen Hamid's Story
Sameen Hameed, a 27-year-old resident of Lahore, found herself grappling with persistent abdominal pain and swelling around her umbilicus. Concerned about her worsening condition, she sought the expertise of a general surgeon who conducted a thorough examination. After consultations and a series of tests, a diagnosis was reached: Sameen was suffering from a paraumbilical hernia.
The paraumbilical hernia caused Sameen considerable discomfort and posed the risk of further complications if left untreated. To alleviate her pain and prevent future problems, the surgeon recommended a simple repair surgery, a procedure specifically designed to mend a paraumbilical hernia. However, the burden of medical expenses loomed large, casting a shadow of uncertainty over Sameen’s hope for a pain-free life.
With a heavy heart, Sameen turned to Transparent Hands for assistance. We, fueled by the generosity of donors, stepped in to support Sameen in her time of need. Through their efforts, she was admitted to the Lahore Care Hospital, where Dr. Ahmad Fawad skillfully performed Mayo’s Repair surgery on the 13th of October 2023. The procedure proved to be a resounding success, offering Sameen a glimmer of hope in her quest for relief from the debilitating hernia.
After two days of post-operative recovery, she was discharged from the hospital, her condition showing signs of improvement. The support she received not only enabled her to undergo the much-needed repair surgery but also offered her renewed hope for a future free from pain and discomfort.
With profound gratitude, Sameen expresses her heartfelt appreciation to Transparent Hands and the compassionate donors who made her journey to recovery possible. Their generosity not only provided her with access to life-changing healthcare but also restored her faith in the kindness and compassion of others.
Sameen is determined to raise awareness about paraumbilical hernias and the importance of seeking timely medical intervention. She hopes to offer support and guidance to others facing similar challenges, providing them with the strength to persevere and the knowledge that they are not alone.