Iya Villania shares son Primo's recent health scare

Published October 18, 2021, 11:21 AM

by Stephanie Bernardino

Iya Villania had a bit of a scare recently with her five-year-old son’s nose area getting inflamed.

She uploaded photos of her eldest child with husband, Drew Arellano with a warning.

“If you’re eating, you might not want to see these crusty pix just yet,” she wrote.

According to her, she just wants to share it with fellow parents.

“Drew and I never thought this could happen from wiping your nose so much. Primo had the sniffles and so being the big boy he is, he would go ahead and wipe his nose (a mix of dry facial tissue and saline wipes but more of the saline wipes). He wiped so much that eventually the area around his nose got so red and inflamed,” she shared.

The actress-TV host continued that their doctor called it “cellulitis.” And that if it worsened, Primo had to be admitted as the infection might reach the brain.

“Thank God he didn’t have to be admitted and looks like we’re recovering,” she said. “But just wanted to give the mamas and papas a heads up coz as much as we want our children to learn to be independent, we never want to see them in a situation like this. I know… it’s a hard mix.”

“It’s all drying up now and slowing falling off.”