Mom brought her daughter to the hospital, her legs gave way. The doctor only examined her hair and understood everything!

2-04-2018, 12:00

Mom brought her daughter to the hospital, her legs gave way. The doctor only examined her hair and understood everything!Mom brought her daughter to the hospital, her legs gave way. The doctor only examined her hair and understood everything!

Spouses Amanda and Lanz Lewis noticed oddities in the behavior of her daughter Evelyn. The walk changed, the girl stumbled and fell.

Mom brought her daughter to the hospital, her legs gave way. The doctor only examined her hair and understood everything!Mom brought her daughter to the hospital, her legs gave way. The doctor only examined her hair and understood everything!

Later completely refused to go. After the evening bath, the girl could only be dressed in pajamas by sitting on the bed. Evelyn could not stand on her feet.

Mom brought her daughter to the hospital, her legs gave way. The doctor only examined her hair and understood everything!Mom brought her daughter to the hospital, her legs gave way. The doctor only examined her hair and understood everything!

The child became so restless that the mother had to sleep with her daughter all night. In the morning, the condition worsened. Evelyn did not walk and could only crawl on her knees.
Parents filmed what was happening and sent the video to relatives and friends, looking for clues. It did not help. They took the child to the hospital.
The spouses were lucky: the doctor in the waiting room had already encountered similar symptoms in children.

Mom brought her daughter to the hospital, her legs gave way. The doctor only examined her hair and understood everything!Mom brought her daughter to the hospital, her legs gave way. The doctor only examined her hair and understood everything!

“The doctor said that over the past 15 years, he had seen the same symptoms in 7–8 children the age of our baby. Evelyn probably bit the tick. We examined the body carefully and found the culprit in the hair on the head, "
- wrote Amanda on Facebook.
Evelyn at the hospital was diagnosed with tick-borne paralysis. The disease occurs in children under 10 years. With prolonged suction, the salivary glands of the tick emit a toxin into the bloodstream, which leads to paralysis.

Mom brought her daughter to the hospital, her legs gave way. The doctor only examined her hair and understood everything!Mom brought her daughter to the hospital, her legs gave way. The doctor only examined her hair and understood everything!

With untimely care in 10–12% of cases fatal outcome is possible. Amanda shared a story in social networks to warn other parents about the symptoms of this disease.
"I am glad that so quickly understood the situation, and my daughter did not become worse",
- wrote a happy mom.

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