I have G6PD; so I am prone to some allergic-reactions from some allergens. And definitely bee sting is one of the allergens. So happened that tonight after watching the sudden-ever-popular Malay drama “Nora Elena”, I went into the kitchen to make tea. I saw a bee from the nearby ‘nest’ coming out as usual, flying circling around me. I paid no heed because it is usual for the bees to fly here and there in my house. So, I went out from the kitchen and noticed that the bee was following me. Quite flabbergasted when I turned back, I didn’t see the bee.
Then suddenly, I felt there was something crawling at the back of my neck! Spontaneously, I tried to get rid of the ‘crawlies’ because I was scared that it will sting me again; thus resulting to the allergic-fiasco I had earlier this year. Instantaneously, it stung my neck! Ouch!
My neck swollen. Nevertheless I was confident that the back-neck has a thick cuticle thus the sting would not penetrate deeply into the veins. But alas, around 20 minutes later, the whole perimeter of my neck began to show the allergic-reaction. Itchiness becomes rapid and red blemishes are emerging. Fortunately, my whole body is not affected yet; possibly because it would have been taking longer time- but my feet were feeling itchy as well now. Initially, I was thinking of not paying heed to this and assume that it would recover soon but recalling the fact that I am having G6PD and this is a possible-fiasco-for-death, I abortted the plan and in instance, drove the car to nearby Poliklinik Serendah.
The doctor in charge, the ever serene Dr. Nalayini checked my neck and she noticed that I’ve been stung by bee before. She said this time also, I have to be injected in the buttock. But this time, I didn’t need to sleep on the bed instead, she injected me while I am sitting on the chair; with my buttock-side was jerked left sided. It was an instance pain and I groaned like a child (hell I ain’t feeling no shame, ya’ll); she advised me that possibly no seafood consumption for at least these coming 3 days. With some antibodies prescription, there went my RM75; planning to be thrifty but yeah, health is more important, I guess.
With MC issued by Dr Nalayini; she encouraged me to take MC; I was a bit ambiguous about it since next week, I will be having my MBMMBI course for 1 week; therefore I plan to settle everything before I fled off from the school; but since she was saying that I really need to rest and tomorrow on Friday, my time table is indeed kind of hectic, I followed her suit.
You know what they say; : We human, we prescribed; but ALLAH SWT transcribed.