So I finally relented and went to the hospital to have someone look at my messed-up hand. After being directed to the Emergency Room…
This one one of those rare moments we didn’t pay with my credit card (Citibank PremierMiles) which comes with travel insurance. And like a genius, I’d completely forgotten to get us covered for a three-month stay in Busan.
The doctor barely had a look at my injury, and when I asked if it were infected… he replied with – and I kid you not – a goddamn “Probably”.
He gave me two locations I had to pick from to visit a burns specialist (apparently) hospital for a special dressing. No idea what that even means. But I’ll go. I’m already feeling a little feverish. That can’t be a good sign.
Just outside the hospital were a few pharmacies, each with its own promoter standing near the entrance. Coming from Singapore, this was surreal.
Always get travel insurance.