Family launch £13k appeal to send Eccleshall mum to U.S. for life-changing op

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DESPERATELY-ILL Claire Hubbard’s family have launched a fund-raising appeal to help pay for a life-changing operation in the U.S. – to stop her brain from ‘sinking’.

The 47-year-old’s condition has baffled doctors in this country and her only hope is to meet with experts overseas.

Now she needs to raise £13,000 to cover the cost of a specialist brain scan and treatment.

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A mother-of-three is lucky to be alive after doctors failed to diagnose that the clear liquid streaming from her nose was a brain fluid leak

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A mother-of-three is lucky to be alive after doctors failed to diagnose that the clear liquid streaming from her nose was a brain fluid leak.

Aundrea Aragon, 35, made several trips to her doctor over a four-month period but was sent home with nasal sprays after being told it was simply allergies.

Mrs Aragon finally discovered something was seriously wrong last month after being forced to go to the emergency room with liquid pouring from her nose. She was diagnosed with a cerebrospinal fluid leak from two cracks in the back of her sphenoid sinus, a potentially fatal condition.

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