Life Diaries (chp 2)- Panic Attack

Author’s Note:
Hey, yeah I know I don’t update every story every day, I hope u r liking my story, this chapter is written as Dr.Abeer….enjoy.

I was in my cabin waiting for patients to come, just then a nurse came and told me that my new patient is not eating anything. I got up immediately and went in her ward walking through the hall with every nurse greeting me, I greeted them too and reached the ward. She was sitting hugging her knees, her hair messed up, her body shivering, tears falling from her eyes.

I knew she is scared of something so I didn’t went close to her. “Why aren’t you eating something?,” I asked. “Doctor, I m not hungry,” she said. “Oh I forgot to ask, what’s your name?,” I asked casually. “Meher Purohit,” she said. “You have a nice name,” I praised her and she said thanks in a low voice. “OK so I m your doctor, you know that already, I m Dr. Abeer Malhotra,” I said introducing myself. “Why am I in the hospital?,” she asked blankly.

“You were walking in the middle of the road and I saw you, I asked you if you are okay but you were quiet, you fainted and I brought you here. Why were you roaming on the roads? Where are your parents?,” I asked and more tears flowed from her eyes. “Its OK if u don’t want to tell,” I said. “I am an orphan,” she said forcefully. “Isn’t there anyone else in your family?,” I asked. “I have a grandmother (Nani), but she’s outside the country,” she said. “Oh..tell me her number, I will call her,” I said taking out my phone but she immediately said,”no!,” I looked at her. “I mean its OK, don’t call her,” she said. “Its important for someone to be with you in this time, now no arguments tell me,” I said and she gave me her grandmother’s number and I called her and informed her everything. She said she’s coming. Meher lied that she’s outside country. I ignored it and was going.

Suddenly I heard her breathing heavily,I turned to her, her silent cries turned into a panic attack, she clutched the bedsheet tightly and sweat started to form on her forehead. She screamed loudly, ” no plz don’t do this, don’t do anything, don’t come near me,” I immediately made her lay down, she wasn’t calming down. She sat up again but I made her lay. “Look everything will be fine, no one will come near you, calm down”, I said trying to comfort her. “He will come again,” she said breathing heavily. “No one will come,” I said covering her.

She was screaming a lot. “Shhhh,” I said keeping a finger on my lips and looked at the door. She stopped and I calmed her making her lay to sleep, she got fine. I covered her and went from there. I went to other doctors and discussed with them about this and they suggested to do her test from which we can know if she’s raped. I will treat her completely, don’t take me wrong, I m not in love with her. In fact no doctor loves his/her patient. Their patients are their responsibility, and so is she.

I went in my cabin and I got to know an old lady is finding me, I told the receptionist to bring her here. An old lady came in my cabin with concerned face. “Where is Meher?,” she asked. “She’s in the ward 34, are you her grandmother?,” I asked. “Yes, I m her grandmother, is anyone there with her?”, she asked. “No, no one came, she said she just have you and she’s an orphan,” as I said this, she got shocked. “She’s not an orphan, I m going to her,” she said and went. Again she lied. But why? Who lies about this? There is definitely something with her.

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