Essequibo Coast teen dies after being treated for ankle pain

first_imgA former student of the Anna Regina Multilateral School died on Monday while receiving medical attention for pain to her ankle at the Suddie Public Hospital.Dead is 14-year-old Ramindra Khagaram of Lot 14 Henrietta, Essequibo Coast, Region Two (Pomeroon-Supenaam).Reports are the teen started crying out for pain to his left ankle on Sunday and as such, he was taken to the Suddie Public Hospital. On Sunday, he would have celebrated his 14th birthday.According to relatives, the teen was given an injection and antibiotics. He was sent away and upon his arrival at home, he went to bed since he told relatives that he was feeling drowsy. His mother told Guyana Times that soon after, her son woke up and started to cry out for chest pains and without hesitation, he was rushed back to the hospital. The grieving mother said that her son was seen by another doctor, who administered another injection and prescribed some tablets. At about 02:00h on Monday morning, the mother went to her son’s room to check on his condition but found that his body was extremely cold and he was perspiring heavily.Again, she took him back to the hospital where he was admitted to the Intensive Care Unit (ICU). He took his last breath a few hours later. The grieving mother said that the teen was their eldest son.“He went to the hospital with just pain in the left ankle, he was anxious to come home to celebrate his birthday with the family and friends,” the mother said as she cried. The teen’s parents related that they are awaiting the results of the post-mortem before deciding what legal actions, if any, would be taken against the hospital.The young man leaves to mourn his parents and a brother.Dead: Ramindra Khagaramlast_img