U.K. Doctor Diagnoses Boy With Leukemia Via Facebook

A doctor in England diagnosed a boy with leukemia from a photo his dad posted on Facebook.

No joke – after Philip Rice posted on the social network a photo of his son, Ted, the doctor and family friend saw the image and recognized the boy’s rash as a symptom of leukemia.

He sent a message to Philip saying he should take his son to the hospital immediately. The boy is now going through a three-year-course of chemotherapy.

Philip and his wife were told their son has a 75 percent chance of surviving. “That photo probably saved us,” Philip told The Sun.

Have you ever had an unexpected outcome happen after posting something on Facebook? Tell us in the comments below.

Image reproduced from The Sun.

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