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‘The https://www.thebeastmark.com disease is so cruel’:, aged 4 and 7, have childhood dementia”It is heartbreaking knowing he will forget what we look like, there are just no words to describe it,” Lucy moncler outlet uk Carroll said03:59, 7 MAY 2018Updated09:07, 7 MAY 2018Mum Lucy has opened up about the family’s heartbreaking battle with the disease
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“We rushed him to hospital and doctors said he had a high temperature from a urine infection and that lots of children have convulsions brought on by a high temperature.
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Over the next few weeks, Ollie began to have seizures every other day and his parents decided to take him to the Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital.
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“We went to Ollie’s GP and requested his medical records and looked at all the tests he was having. We did some research and came up with a list of five things they were testing for and Googled each one.