Thursday, March 8, 2012

Irfan Hospitalized

Dear Diary,

The reason for my absence for the last few days (as if people notice yeah right!) is because I am at DEMC. My youngest child was admitted due to prolonged high fever.

It all started with Hubby having fever, cough, headache and flu on and off for about 3 weeks. Irfan might have caught the virus from his father. He started having high fever since last week. We went to two clinics but no receding of the fever. His temperature was as high as 39 degrees. Last resort, we went to DEMC’s Emergency for a check up. Imran and Zarra caught the virus and were not feeling well too.

The doctor instructed for blood test for all three of them. Irfan’s blood has virus infection and his phlegm is also the culprit that makes it longer for him to heal; whereas his two elder siblings were just having normal fever and should be okay. The doctor then prescribed a stronger antibiotic for Irfan and advised us to admit him by tomorrow should the temperature does not subside.

We went back home and were a bit relieved to see Irfan started to show a glimpse of his old self by playing with his sister. By the way, since he fell sick he did not want to eat at all and just wanted to breastfeed. He also became clingier and did not want to play. It’s disheartening to see an active, happy and good eater boy suddenly changed.

Lily Suite

To continue, at about 5.20am Irfan became restless. I tried to breastfeed him but he resisted. I sensed something was not right when he wanted to stay close to my body. I hugged him and felt that he was shivering badly. He was burning up. Immediately I felt uneasy and woke Hubby up. We decided to bring him to the hospital right away. Emergency Room again, blood test for the second time and finally warded for closer observation.

Tonight is our second night here. Alhamdulillah, Irfan is recovering well. His fever has subsided and his appetite is better now.

Ps: A note for my remembrance. On that fateful dawn, seeing Irfan shivered I was scared shit. All kinds of negative thoughts rushed into my mind. The thought of losing him even crossed my brain. Am I selfish? Sedangkan tahu semua milik Allah, sepatutnya redha tapi was praying hard to Allah to let Irfan be with me for a while longer.

4 notes of inspiration:

Asmara said...

Get well soon.. InsyaAllah auntie doakan Irfan terus dikurniakan kesihatan yg baik juga kepada mama dan papa irfan. Amin..

ColourfulSock said...

Speedy recovery so he can be playful Irfan again!

Ermayum said...

get well soon semua

iya scary when they shiver- got that feeling one time with feelings - serius scary gugur jantung rushing to hospital

insyaAllah Irfan sihat cepat ye

Unaizah said...

Thanks everyone for the wishes....

As - Amin... :)

ColourfulSock - He's getting well. Dah baik sikit mulalah aktiviti dia...memunggah.

Ermayum - Serius Unai takut gila time dia menggeletar tu. Fikir macam-macam. Alhamdulillah, hari ni dah boleh balik rumah.