Huh...i dont rule out poison but this mwakyembe soap opera could just be a case of allergy. There is this medicine used to treat skin disease such as fungus it is called CLOTRIMAZOLE.This product contain some ingredient that could bring side effect and it is adviced that before using this medication you must tell your doc if you have medical history of IMMUNE SYSTEM PROBLEM or poor blood circulation. Side effect are- difficult in breathing,SWELLING of your face,lips,tongue,throat,severe burning,stinging of treated skin,weight gain. Knowing the story about that guy got me wondering if he has been using this medicine which can be obtain over the counter. This medicine come in form of powder,cream and lotion.