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by GeneBasler
Wed Nov 25, 2009 11:09 am
Forum: KD Stories
Topic: Elevated CRPs & WBCs
Replies: 49
Views: 10861

Re: Elevated CRPs & WBCs

Dior's Mom. Just "thinking outside the box" so to speak. Your post has been alarming: I thought you were talking about my kid for a minute! It's now been one week (and two hours) since they unhooked the IVIG drip, and Julien is just fine. But I can't shake the dreadful feeling that any moment he's g...
by GeneBasler
Wed Nov 25, 2009 7:53 am
Forum: KD Stories
Topic: Elevated CRPs & WBCs
Replies: 49
Views: 10861

Re: Elevated CRPs & WBCs

Dior's Mom:
Do you live in a new home?
by GeneBasler
Tue Nov 24, 2009 9:42 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Caring for child at home with KD
Replies: 47
Views: 9620

Re: Caring for child at home with KD

From liquidambar: "I don't know what you are looking for, or wanting to compare. But My husband has this inflammatory disease of the blood vessels, just like my son, and just like my daughter." Thank you for the reply: Well, I was just trying to get an idea of exactly where on the genitals the infla...
by GeneBasler
Thu Nov 19, 2009 5:40 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Caring for child at home with KD
Replies: 47
Views: 9620

Re: Caring for child at home with KD

"The rash attached the lower part of his body, his genitals were really really bad but all is back to normal." Can you kindly describe the problem with the genitals? Was it a rash? Before the KD was diagnosed, we were compiling symptoms like low running fever, pale appearance, bloodshot eyes and cha...
by GeneBasler
Thu Nov 19, 2009 4:52 pm
Forum: KD Stories
Topic: Trace
Replies: 3
Views: 1023

Re: Trace

I asked about warfarin: they said too harsh. I did not ask about heparin. It seems that if it can be used to reduce the risk of coronary artery aneurysms or other abnormalities, then it would be better than aspirin, since no link to Reye's. I'll ask the doc tomorrow. The infectious disease expert wa...
by GeneBasler
Thu Nov 19, 2009 3:34 pm
Forum: KD Stories
Topic: kd after first vaccine
Replies: 13
Views: 5421

Re: kd after first vaccine

Interesting: my child developed KD just a few weeks after receiving his normal seasonal flu shot (not the H1N1 Late 2009 Season that everyone's all atwitter over)
by GeneBasler
Thu Nov 19, 2009 2:57 pm
Forum: KD Stories
Topic: Ongoing low temp
Replies: 8
Views: 4528

Re: Ongoing low temp

My (age 4) son's normal well temp has been 97.1-97.4 for as long as we can remember. We are now 36 hours after IVIG treatment and wondering what we should be looking for. He's playing, but not at his normal energy level.