Frankie died six days after his family went on a swimming trip to Texas City Dike on May 28 ahead of Memorial Day.
Days later, the 4-year-old exhibited stomach bug symptoms, including vomiting and diarrhea. Then on Saturday, almost a week later, the boy woke up and complained of shoulder pain.
Dry drowning occurs when water enters the lungs when a person breathes in, allowing small amounts of water into the air sacs, which makes the airway muscles spasm.
Doctors say children can die from drowning hours after contact with water, sometimes without showing symptoms first.
According to the CDC, children one to four have the highest rates of drowning.
- A four-year old boy from Texas has died of dry drowning, the family has confirmed.
"He was full of life", said his mother, Tara Delgado.
Garon Vega said his toddler son, Gio, had trouble breathing and spiked a fever after swallowing water while he was swimming this week, according to his interview Thursday with KTRK in Texas. "He said "ahh". He took his last breath and I didn't know what to do no more".
The child, affectionately known as "Baby Frankie", died a victim of "secondary drowning, also known as "dry drowning".
Symptoms of secondary drowning may not show for up to 24 hours after a patient has gone swimming. Both are very rare and are the result of taking a little bit of water into the throat or lungs.
You might not witness your child inhale any pool water, but it's important to watch out for signs soon after an event that could cause dry drowning.
It seemed impossible - mum Tara Delgado said he was only in knee-deep water. Frankie's distraught parents are sharing his story as a warning to other parents of what could happen to their children if they are not careful. Drowning is the second leading cause of death among young kids to 14 years old. He was loved by so many people, his love for Baseball was endless.
Frankie's funeral will be held Saturday, June 10 at Compean Funeral Home, ABC 13 reports.
"Heartbreaking. My sympathy for the family, they are living a parent's worst nightmare", one Mad World News reader commented on the site's Facebook page.
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