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Hole In The Heart Toddler Prescribed Viagra

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A 10-month-old baby, who suffers a hole in the heart and lung problems, has been prescribed Viagra in order to sustain her life.

Nur Aafiyah Amanda Norhisham is being kept alive with daily doses of Viagra, which her mother purchased at the pharmacy and diluted in her milk.

The pill, which is usually consumed by men to treat sexual dysfunction, has given hope to her family as the infant showed positive improvement.

Her mother, Raja Karipah Raja Hamzah, 46, said Nur Aafiyah was delivered prematurely via caesarean section at 34 weeks at Hospital Segamat in September last year.

The infant was immediately transferred to Hospital Sultanah Aminah in Johor Baru after she was found to have been born with short bowel syndrome.

Nur Aafiyah underwent surgery 20 days after he was born and was placed under the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit for four months before she was finally transferred to the normal ward.

Raja Karipah said she couldn’t breastfeed her youngest daughter due to chronic lung problems and had to insert a feeding tube into her mouth.

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