I got bit by my cat on Wednesday. They were fighting and I stupidly got in the middle of it. I went to the walk in that day and they cleaned up the wounds and started me on antibiotics. Yesterday I noticed it was pretty swollen and draining some pus(TMI). I went back to the walk in and they sent me over to the hospital.
The 2 ER doctors said to just give me IV antibiotics and continue with the oral meds. The hand specialist happened to be at the hospital and he came in and wanted to take me down to the OR to cut my hand open. By putting me fully under and keeping me in the hospital over night. I freaked out. My husband was at work for 12 hours with no way of leaving and my kids were at my parents house with not enough supplies.
I let them get me all the way down to the OR prep room when I had the biggest anxiety attack of my entire life. I started crying and freaking out saying I was going to die. I got off the bed and called my husband and told him I was leaving there because they were forcing me to do this. I threatened to rip out my IV and just walk out of the hospital. I have no idea what came over me. I dont know if that anxiety attack is somehow related to the severe PPD I have been suffering through. All I wanted to do was leave and go get my kids and go home. They brought me back up to the ER and gave me IV antibiotics and let me go home.
My anxiety attack continued throughout the rest of the night. Even after I got home. I am still super anxious and now I am questioning my decision. It appears that they swelling and redness has gone down since recieving those antibiotics. But I am still worried about everything. I just needed a place to come on and talk about this without the people in my life passing judgement on me.