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The Curse of Urticaria
by CindyET

 

"Yikes! Chalky pink goop covers her face, her neck and continues on down into the vee of her bathrobe. The backs of her hands are pink, too. Did she take a bath in Pepto Bismol?

I inch past her, not wanting to touch the pink stuff. 'New beauty regimen, Scully?'

'No. Papular urticaria is an allergic reaction.'

'To what? The cats?'

'Indirectly. It turns out I'm allergic to Ctenocephalides felis.'

'Which is...?'

'The cats' fleas. Actually, it was exposure to the fleas' feces that caused my condition.'

Ooooooo. Ugh."

 

 

 

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