My best friend is sick

I keep her spirits up!

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Millions of people around the world suffer from diseases they catch from other sick people. This is one girl’s story.

My name is Rose. I’m 13 and live in South Africa. My best friend Sammy had been coughing for a while. She was out of breath and found it hard to walk far without resting. She was also getting very thin. I knew something was wrong. But she didn’t want to talk about it. I kept telling her to go to the clinic, but she said it was just flu. One day, she coughed very hard. When she looked down there was blood on her hand. Her grandmother took her to the clinic. They tested her, and said she had tuberculosis (TB), which is a dangerous infection in her lungs.

The doctor told her that TB can be treated as long as she took her medicine every day; otherwise she’d get sicker. I couldn’t visit her much unless I wore a mask over my mouth so I didn’t breathe in the germs. I was scared that I may catch the infection but her mom told me that I would be fine if I covered my face and washed my hands carefully once I left.

I tried to cheer her up and keep her laughing. I told her that one day she will be better and she will come back to school. She took her pills every day and she wore a mask over her face whenever anyone came into the room. Sammy is still at home and on treatment because she has Drug Resistant TB, which is harder to treat, but she is doing a bit better now.

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mpho22..

hey guys am mpho am new and there is interesting stories here

Aug. 16, 2022, 4:53 p.m.

Xulu

At least Sammy is getting better

Aug. 13, 2022, 3:08 p.m.

Lov

Sorry here is my number 0840351860

Aug. 12, 2022, 7:40 p.m.

Lov

Hi I am Love and I'm a girl.I am also new here on Springsteen can you also add me on the group plz😇😇😇🌻🌻🌻🌻🌻🌻

Aug. 12, 2022, 7:39 p.m.

Cindy

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Aug. 7, 2022, 5:59 p.m.

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Amierh

Hi

Ndpamini

My name is Thando iam new add me plz

Aug. 7, 2022, 1:15 a.m.

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Xulu

Welcome Thando

Ndpamini

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Aug. 7, 2022, 1:13 a.m.

Sethabile

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Aug. 4, 2022, 4:30 p.m.

Busi123

Here's my no.0796288843

July 29, 2022, 2:44 p.m.

Busi123

Hey guys I'm new too to Springster well my name is Busi can you please add me too to the moya group 🌹

July 29, 2022, 2:42 p.m.

Sixishe

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July 27, 2022, 7:24 p.m.

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Amierh

Ok

Amierh

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Leisa

Please add me on Moya app

July 25, 2022, 4:49 p.m.

1234

0607536593 add plz

July 24, 2022, 3:29 p.m.

Lindelwa_Leerh

You're such a good friend😊❤

July 24, 2022, 3:33 a.m.

Mavis

Ncoo💖 you're such a nice friend

July 23, 2022, 6:08 p.m.

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Gladys

🦋♥️♥️🤩agree

Reatlegile

I hope your friend get well soon ❤️

July 20, 2022, 3:16 p.m.

lebogang

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July 18, 2022, 6:42 a.m.

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Ori34

0722845811

Ori34

Can u plz add me

Amierh

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lebogang

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July 18, 2022, 6:40 a.m.

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lebogang

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lebogang

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July 18, 2022, 6:37 a.m.

zokuhle_ngcingi078

Sorry I have a mental disturbed friend and she just goes disturbed and break everything in my room and my mother just tells her to go out and she just takes a knife and want to stab her , I tried to leave her but she promises to kill me help right now she wants to stab my father and her mom😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭

July 16, 2022, 4:24 p.m.

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Bontle

Take her to the therapist maybe it might work🤷

Fefe

Take her to the mental institution❤

Tshedza

Sorry 😕

Reatlegile

Sorry 🥺

Ntebaleng

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July 13, 2022, 6:52 a.m.

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Olerato

Or make a WhatsApp group

Ntebaleng

No on moya app

Dlamini

0790583937 please add me

Dlamini

Plz make it on moya app

Angel

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Fefe

Here is mine 072 606 3602

lebogang

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Ncumisa

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Ori34

0722845811

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Plz add 0625138710

Olerato

Hope your friend gets well soon 🌹🥺🏅

July 12, 2022, 10:25 p.m.

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Nonka

Same here💖🌹🌹💜

lebogang

hopelly she will get well son❤

July 8, 2022, 4:36 p.m.

@luvianluvii

Yhoo haii xeiim sorry ntombo..!!

July 7, 2022, 11:31 p.m.

14blessing

Hi fam my name is blessing and I have a female friend we have been friends for 2 years now,💋but she is a controlling friend wat do I do

July 4, 2022, 8:12 p.m.

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jacqueline_mei05

talk to her gently about what she is doing. if she continues to be a controlling friend, then you have no other choice but to let her go.

Fefe

If you don't wanna be controlled leave her alone

Zinhle

Hopely she will get well soon💕

July 2, 2022, 7:10 a.m.

Lelethu

Hopefully she get a speadly recovery and get well soon ❤️💕

June 26, 2022, 10:22 p.m.

Moima

Hopefully She get well soon😱😱💕🌹

June 3, 2022, 2:18 p.m.

Chabolo

I need some advice I think I am infected to cauliflower disease

May 24, 2022, 7:14 a.m.

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2003fog60

😭I heard there is no treatment but u can go to the clinic and get antibiotics. They won't end it but u will be better

Hopefully she can get well soon

March 20, 2022, 9:01 p.m.

Hope she gets a speedy recovery must trust in God

March 20, 2022, 9 p.m.

you are really a good friend god bless you

March 20, 2022, 8:59 p.m.

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Hi kaka. Thanks for reading our stories!

My Friend Is A Diabetes Person..she's not having a normal waste but black and soft Waste Whenever going to a toilet..please help a friend girls

March 20, 2022, 8:59 p.m.

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Hey Matilda, thanks for your comment. Unfortunately we cannot give out any medical advice. If your friend is concerned, she can go to the local clinic or make an appointment to see a doctor.

guys can I tell me if am wrong for telling my friend to go at the clinics and check what is wrong because she is always coughing

March 20, 2022, 8:58 p.m.

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You are not wrong

You are not wrong just keep on pushing it💖🕊

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March 20, 2022, 8:58 p.m.

yha your friend will get better don't lose any hope she'll be fine

March 20, 2022, 8:57 p.m.

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Thank you Fam, we appreciate your kind words.

Thus gud

Wow that was good sister caring for people you love is the best situation that most people don't play that role keep it up

March 20, 2022, 8:57 p.m.

Wow that is good of you, sharing inspirational words , words that can help or change people to think positive about friendship

March 20, 2022, 8:56 p.m.

Wow that is the spirt of lv good job galy

March 20, 2022, 8:56 p.m.

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Thank you Springster!

You are a good keep it up

March 20, 2022, 8:56 p.m.

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Thanks for the lovely comment Springster.

Hi I need someone to talk to

March 20, 2022, 8:56 p.m.

Shame 😯😯 .Me and my friend also have a sickness called ASTHMA.We are asthmitic.We bring oyr inhealer everday to school .

March 20, 2022, 8:56 p.m.

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Dlamini

Same here😩

I had a best friend she was very sick ,when I went to school she was cool but when I arrived home my Mom told me that she is dead and I cryed every hour

March 20, 2022, 8:54 p.m.

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Tshedza

Sorry Shem

Ori34

Askisi shem

I had a best friend she was very sick ,when I went to school she was cool but when I arrived home my Mom told me that she is dead and I cryed every hour

March 20, 2022, 8:54 p.m.

That was so nice of her friend to help maybe ig she had listed she would have been so sick in the first place ❤❤😢😢

March 20, 2022, 8:54 p.m.

That so cool for you babes

March 20, 2022, 8:54 p.m.

My boyfriend want to date my cuzn just to have sex he keeps on telling that

March 20, 2022, 8:54 p.m.

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lebogang

ohh 😭