Heartbreaking! Impoverished dad begs doctor not to stop treating his critically ill son after spending every penny

Heartbreaking! Impoverished dad begs doctor not to stop treating his critically ill son after spending every penny

- A middle-aged Chinese man is begging medics not to stop medication on his son

- He is unable to raise the medical fees with the infant confined in an intensive care unit

- Credit sharks keep chasing him daily to repay a debt he had earlier borrowed

- The 7-month old son is suffering from a critical brain condition

A 30-year old Chinese dad is pleading with the medics to help him save his critically ill son.

In a photo of the man which has since emerged, Du Zhiying can be seen stooping before his child's doctor to implore him not to stop the treatment.

The desperate father is said to have run out money, and was no longer able to foot hospital expenses.

Heartbreaking! Impoverished dad begs doctor not to stop treating his critically ill son after spending every penny

Heart-broken Du Zhiying begs a doctor not to give up treating his critically ill baby in Shanghai. Courtesy: Mail Online

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Since his son was taken ill, the man has run into huge debts, including a Ghc34,2k debt from loan sharks.

All these with a specific end goal to save his son Du Yiwei.

Heartbreaking! Impoverished dad begs doctor not to stop treating his critically ill son after spending every penny

Little Yiwei, who is seven months old, was diagnosed with Hypoxic Ischemic Encephalopathy at birth, a type of brain damage caused by a lack of oxygen in the brain. Courtesy: Mail Online

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The 7-month old toddler is reportedly suffering from extreme cerebrum sicknesses.

Mr Du, a migrant worker welcomed the infant in January.

Heartbreaking! Impoverished dad begs doctor not to stop treating his critically ill son after spending every penny

Yiwei's mother breaks down in tears after knowing they couldn't afford the treatment for Yiwei. Courtesy: Mail Online

Unfortunately, a few weeks later, the infant underwent a Hypoxic Ischemic Encephalopathy diagnosis - a condition occasioned by lack of oxygen in the brain.

Heartbreaking! Impoverished dad begs doctor not to stop treating his critically ill son after spending every penny

The 30-year-old migrant worker looks after his son in the hospital ward in Shanghai. Courtesy: Mail Online

The baby has since undergone two successful surgeries, but remains confined in ICU.

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