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US NewsTeenager left in a coma with rare lung disorder from vaping every day

01:40  01 september  2019
01:40  01 september  2019 Source:   uk.news.yahoo.com

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A TEENAGER says that vaping everyday for three years left her in a coma after it caused her to develop a rare lung disease . Doctors found that she had acute eosinophilic pneumonia - a rare disease caused by a build-up of white blood cells in the lungs in response to inflammation.

Teenager left in a coma with rare lung disorder from vaping every day © Provided by Oath Inc. Woman smoking electronic cigarette outdoor

A teenager who was placed in a medically-induced coma with a rare lung disorder has claimed that her illness was down to years of vaping.

Maddie Nelson, 18, has urged the public not to use the pens, popular among teenagers, which she smoked every day for three years.

In a heartfelt post on social media, Ms Nelson said: "I am sharing my story so you all are aware that there is something crazy in these pens that is not safe and almost cost me my life.

Ms Nelson went into hospital in late July after several months of mild symptoms turned into a fever and vomiting.

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A teenager who was placed in a medically-induced coma with a rare lung disorder has claimed that her illness was down to years of vaping . Maddie Nelson, 18, has urged the public not to use the pens, popular among teenagers , which she smoked every day for three years. In a heartfelt post on social

A teenager claims she was left in a coma after years of vaping left her seriously ill. Maddie Nelson, 18, was placed in a medically-induced coma earlier Medics found her lungs were severely inflamed, and said her vaping habit was to blame. The youngster, from Utah, said she picked up the habit three

Four days later, the teenager was fighting for her life.

Teenager left in a coma with rare lung disorder from vaping every day © Provided by Oath Inc. Maddie Nelson, 18, was placed in a medically-induced coma after medics found her lungs severely inflamed - and she has blamed vaping. (Facebook)

“I had fat particles growing inside my lungs that were related to the glycerin in vape juice,” Maddie Nelson, 18, told Fox 13 Now.

“So then my lungs were full of fluid. They said that my chest X-rays were one of the worst they’ve ever seen.”

She was admitted to the intensive care unit and placed in a medically induced coma for three days.

Her terrified family were even told that she may not live.

Maddie, from Utah, said: "My temperature was so high, my brain was just completely shut off.

Teenager left in a coma with rare lung disorder from vaping every day © Provided by Oath Inc. The teen went into hospital on July 27th and was fighting for her life four days later after she was diagnosed with severely inflamed lungs. (Facebook) Teenager left in a coma with rare lung disorder from vaping every day Dangerous: Maddie has now urged people to stop using the vape pens, popular among teens (Facebook)

"I thought I was in the hospital for one night, and I was actually there for four days."

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The family wrote: "On Wednesday, July 31st she was transferred to another hospital where she was rushed to the ICU.

"At this point, Maddie could barely breathe, and after two hours of being in this state she was incredibly exhausted and didn't know how much longer she was going to last, the situation went from serious to potentially fatal."

Teenager left in a coma with rare lung disorder from vaping every day © Provided by Oath Inc. Ms Nelson said that she smoked a vape every day for three years (Facebook)

Ms Nelson was given steroids to help combat the inflammation and still needs oxygen at night for tightness in her chest.

Health officials continue speaking out about the uncertainty of long-term effects of vaping.

"Maddie's generation and those after her are the guinea pigs of the popularizing of the 'vape life' and after only a few years we are seeing some pretty scary side effects," the family wrote.

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Teenager left in a coma with rare lung disorder from vaping every day
Teenager left in a coma with rare lung disorder from vaping every day
Teenager left in a coma with rare lung disorder from vaping every day
Teenager left in a coma with rare lung disorder from vaping every day
Teenager left in a coma with rare lung disorder from vaping every day
Teenager left in a coma with rare lung disorder from vaping every day
Teenager left in a coma with rare lung disorder from vaping every day
Teenager left in a coma with rare lung disorder from vaping every day
Teenager left in a coma with rare lung disorder from vaping every day
Teenager left in a coma with rare lung disorder from vaping every day
Teenager left in a coma with rare lung disorder from vaping every day
Teenager left in a coma with rare lung disorder from vaping every day
Teenager left in a coma with rare lung disorder from vaping every day
Teenager left in a coma with rare lung disorder from vaping every day
Teenager left in a coma with rare lung disorder from vaping every day
Teenager left in a coma with rare lung disorder from vaping every day
Teenager left in a coma with rare lung disorder from vaping every day
Teenager left in a coma with rare lung disorder from vaping every day
Teenager left in a coma with rare lung disorder from vaping every day
Teenager left in a coma with rare lung disorder from vaping every day
Teenager left in a coma with rare lung disorder from vaping every day
Teenager left in a coma with rare lung disorder from vaping every day
Teenager left in a coma with rare lung disorder from vaping every day
Teenager left in a coma with rare lung disorder from vaping every day
Teenager left in a coma with rare lung disorder from vaping every day
Teenager left in a coma with rare lung disorder from vaping every day
Teenager left in a coma with rare lung disorder from vaping every day
Teenager left in a coma with rare lung disorder from vaping every day
Teenager left in a coma with rare lung disorder from vaping every day
Teenager left in a coma with rare lung disorder from vaping every day
Teenager left in a coma with rare lung disorder from vaping every day
Teenager left in a coma with rare lung disorder from vaping every day
Teenager left in a coma with rare lung disorder from vaping every day

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