fbpx
Connect with us

Social Stories

Mother Squeezes Out ‘Pus’ From Son’s Body, Shockingly Turns Out to Be Four Live Maggots

Published

Mother Shocking - World Of Buzz
Source: Facebook

Follow us on Facebook, Youtube, Twitter, and Instagram for the latest stories and updates daily.

Earlier this month (October 2018), a mother was traumatised after squeezing four live maggots out of her child’s body, and the whole experience was shared on Facebook by a netizen to remind everyone about the disgusting tumbu fly maggots.

Here’s what the mother wrote;

“I noticed my son had four holes (on his body). One on his head, chest, leg and finger. They were so small that I assumed they were just slight infections and would go away soon.”

Sadly, they weren’t just infections.

Screen Shot 2018 10 09 At 11.52.21 Am

Source: facebook

The poor boy would often scream in pain, exclaiming, “my head!” or “my leg!” and the mother would give him some painkillers to relieve his symptoms. The boy’s teachers at school also claimed that he had been complaining about the pain as well.

“On the third day, after I got back from work, I checked his hand and saw that the hole had opened. I also saw something like pus and when I squeezed it, a live maggot came out!

“I immediately called my husband and a doctor, who advised me to squeeze all the maggots out. It was already 6pm, so we couldn’t go to the hospital. There were four maggots in total and I cleaned his wound with antiseptic.”

In total, four maggots were squeezed out and the doctor administered antibiotics to her son. She was then informed about the tumbu fly, which is also known as putzi fly, mango fly, or skin maggot.

Screen Shot 2018 10 09 At 11.52.16 Am

Source: facebook

This type of fly is typically found in Africa and many travellers who return from the place were reported to have suffered from parasitic infestations by the fly larvae. This condition can affect both babies and adults!

According to The New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM), female tumbu flies normally lay eggs on damp clothing or soil. When the larvae come into contact with human skin, they will burrow into the subcutaneous tissue on our back, limbs, and buttocks.

To prevent such an incident from happening again,  the doctor advised the mother to:

  • Hold all clothes with pegs (to dry) to prevent them from falling onto the ground or grass
  • Shake off moisture from all clothes before bringing them inside
  • Wash all children’s clothes, bedsheets and towels with hot water (depending on the material, of course!)
  • Iron all children’s clothes
  • Clean all surfaces with disinfectants

After removing the maggots, the child has since stopped complaining about the pain in his head and was able to get a good night’s sleep. Glad to hear that! 

Unless the larvae give us superpowers like the Venom, we’re not keen on having any larvae living with us. Stay safe guys! 

 

Also read: Popular Melaka Restaurant Shuts Down After Disgusting Video of Maggots in Asam Pedas Goes Viral

Live Maggots Found In Asam Pedas Dish Famous Melaka Restaurant Ordered To Shut Down World Of Buzz


Follow us on Facebook, Youtube, Twitter, and Instagram for the latest stories and updates daily.



Just In

Sdcdscsdcs Sdcdscsdcs
News5 hours ago

Najib Postpones Trip To Singapore To Help UMNO With Melaka State Elections In Zahid’s Absence

Datuk Seri Najib Razak has postponed his trip to Singapore so that he can help UMNO in the Melaka State...

Collage 24 Collage 24
News5 hours ago

Still Riding E-Scooters On The Road? Then Get Ready To Be Fined Up To RM1,000 Or Jailed For 3 Months

Just recently, the Royal Malaysian Police (PDRM) had prohibited any cycling activities on the highway without approval from the Malaysian...

Floodjb Floodjb
News5 hours ago

Sultan Of Johor Disappointed In Residents Who Threw Rubbish In Drains & Rivers Causing Flood

The Sultan of Johor, Ibrahim Ismail Ibni Almarhum Sultan Iskandar Al-Haj, has expressed disappointment with the people in the community...

Collage 23 Collage 23
News8 hours ago

KJ: 80% Of Adolescents In M’sia Have Received 1 Dose Of The Vaccine In Less Than 2 Months

Back in August, teenagers aged 12-17 started receiving their Covid-19 vaccines following the revised recommendation from the Health Director-General Dr Noor...

Melaka 2 Melaka 2
News9 hours ago

Almost 1,000 People In Melaka Affected By The Flood After 4-Hour Downpour

The monsoon season is expected to begin in November and is forecasted to last until March 2022. However, episodes of...

Ft S Korea Ft S Korea
News11 hours ago

Thousands Of South Korean Union Workers Dressed In ‘Squid Game’ Costumes Rally For Job Security

The Squid Game hype looks like it is here to stay, and has already impacted the world in a variety...

Ft Drugs Ft Drugs
News11 hours ago

M’sian Researchers From UniSZA Create One Of The First Apps to Help Rehabilitate Drug Addicts

Malaysia over the past few months has seen numerous amounts of accidents which were caused by drivers who were high...

My Post 2021 10 22T102053.664 My Post 2021 10 22T102053.664
News11 hours ago

MACC Officers Run Out Of Courthouse To Avoid Media After Being Charged With Corruption

Two Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) officers ran out of the Sessions Court, allegedly to avoid media personnel, after being charged...

Announcement

Latest Videos



TRENDING TODAY