(CBS NEWS) ATLANTA — A 4-year-old child may now have a sexually transmitted disease because of a used condom he found in an Atlanta hotel room.
Carmen Jones said she is hurting inside not knowing what sexually transmitted diseases her grandson may now have.
“The doctors at Scottish Rite said, if it was some sort of herpes it would last seven to 10 days, and sure enough about 10 days he started getting better, but then the blisters reappeared,” said Jones.
Jones said she, her grandson and other family members stayed at the Wyndham Garden Hotel in downtown Atlanta on July 31.
When they got up the next morning, her grandson found a used condom in their bed.
“I ran out the bathroom and my grandson had a condom in his mouth. His tongue was in the condom and he was trying to blow it up. I immediately took it out of his mouth and he thought it was a balloon, that he was blowing up a balloon,” said Jones.
Jones said she became even more worried when she saw what was inside the condom.
“It still had, what appeared to be semen in the condom. I want to take the condom and have it tested,” said Jones.
But Jones said the manager at the Wyndham Hotel would not let her take the condom.
Jones said after 24 hours, her grandson started throwing up, he developed a fever and started showing signs of a possible STD.
“Little white blisters all on the top of his mouth, on his tongue, inside the mouth, inside the lip the bottom lip, it was all over,” said Jones.
CBS Atlanta went to the Wyndham Hotel with our tough question only to find out the Wyndham no longer owns the building at the corner of Piedmont and Andrew Young International Boulevard.
Georgia State University bought it and turned it into student dorms.
CBS called the Wyndham Corporate offices with our Tough Questions. We left a message, but no one returned our call.