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26-Year-Old Dies After Tooth Infection Spreads To His Lungs

Oral hygiene is one of the most important factors contributing to a person’s overall health.

While it is normal to visit the dentists once per year, more frequent appointments are always a good idea.

It’s not enough to only seek medical attention when there is pain or issues.

Vadim Anatoliyevich Kondratyuk is a father to two beautiful children and works as a truck driver.

During a routine drive to New York State last week, Vadim suffered a painful toothache. This prompted the 26-year-old to visit a dentist in the state of Oklahoma.

The dentist didn’t seem too concerned about Vadim’s oral health.

There was an infection in his teeth, but the dentist was able to clean it out and provided Vadim with some antibiotics.

Unfortunately, Vadim’s condition continued to get worse as he entered New York.

The medication didn’t seem to be helping at all. The pain was back and caused intense swelling on his face. Vadim’s brother decided to take him back home.

The two brothers ended up stopping at a hospital in Utah. Vadim’s pain had become unbearable. This is when Vadim heard the bad news from doctors.

The tooth infection had started to spread to the rest of his body. The infection was already impacting Vadim’s lungs. This made it hard for him to breath.

The antibiotics that had been prescribed to Vadim weren’t strong enough to eliminate the infection.

The doctors in Utah tried stronger antibiotics with the same results. The infection eventually spread to Vadim’s heart.

Sadly, he passed away shortly after. Nataliya gave an emotional interview to FOX 40.

She revealed that the doctor’s had told her which night would most likely be his last.

The infection had spawned bacteria that had spread too deep into this lungs. It wasn’t possible to clean out.

Despite being a diabetic, Vadim was a very healthy person. The toothache seemed to be a random and uncharacteristic incident.

Nataliya thanked all of her husband’s friends who were attentive during the entire ordeal.

She also expressed gratitude to Vadim’s brother who drove him to the hospital. Nataliya also thanked everyone for their prayers.

The family set up a GoFundMe campaign to help raise money for their living expenses and the funeral.

The campaign has already reached $278,678 successfully exceeding their original goal of $250,000.