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Banasiewicz fighting congestion

Updated: September 6, 2012, 7:16 PM ET
By Brian Tunney | ESPN.com

Now a week since being taken off medical sedation, BMX pro Brett Banasiewicz remains in a semi-conscious state in a Virginia Beach hospital following a crash on August 23.

In addition to his traumatic brain injury, Banasiewicz, 17, is battling upper respiratory congestion and sinusitis in addition to a low grade fever brought on from a feeding tube, which has since been removed. The hospital has administered various treatments and medications to aid with his chest congestion. ...

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