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by jackbuttaro
Tue May 17, 2011 10:14 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Carpet Cleaners -- KD????
Replies: 29
Views: 9690

Re: Carpet Cleaners -- KD????

However, the carpet cleaning link has lost favor among many investigators, since the results of an early study have not been replicated. A relationship between Kawasaki Disease and carpet cleaning was first reported in a case-control study published in 1982 in the medical journal Lancet (Vol. 2 No. ...
by jackbuttaro
Tue May 17, 2011 10:12 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Carpet Cleaners -- KD????
Replies: 29
Views: 9690

carpet cleaning studies

However, the carpet cleaning link has lost favor among many investigators, since the results of an early study have not been replicated. A relationship between Kawasaki Disease and carpet cleaning was first reported in a case-control study published in 1982 in the medical journal Lancet (Vol. 2 No. ...
by jackbuttaro
Tue May 17, 2011 10:08 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: toxic shock syndrome-strep/staph
Replies: 6
Views: 4404

toxic shock syndrome-strep/staph

Toxic Shock Syndrome? More recent evidence as reported in "The Lancet" (12/4/93) suggests Kawasaki Syndrome may be a type of toxic shock syndrome, primarily affecting children. Researchers believe KS to be caused by the body's hyper-sensitivity to toxins from newly discovered strains of "staph" or "...
by jackbuttaro
Tue May 17, 2011 10:01 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Carpet Cleaners -- KD????
Replies: 29
Views: 9690

Re: Carpet Cleaners -- KD????

However, the carpet cleaning link has lost favor among many investigators, since the results of an early study have not been replicated. A relationship between Kawasaki Disease and carpet cleaning was first reported in a case-control study published in 1982 in the medical journal Lancet (Vol. 2 No. ...
by jackbuttaro
Tue May 17, 2011 9:55 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: carpet cleaning studies
Replies: 0
Views: 1916

carpet cleaning studies

However, the carpet cleaning link has lost favor among many investigators, since the results of an early study have not been replicated. A relationship between Kawasaki Disease and carpet cleaning was first reported in a case-control study published in 1982 in the medical journal Lancet (Vol. 2 No. ...
by jackbuttaro
Tue May 17, 2011 9:34 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Carpet Cleaners -- KD????
Replies: 29
Views: 9690

Re: Carpet Cleaners -- KD????

thanks everyone for the comments. I also believe it is the organisms that become airborne in the carpet when cleaned. But, I have heard from a couple of people that I talked to that recently got new carpets prior shortly b/f KD. So it does appear to have some link to carpets, chemicals, cleaners. Al...
by jackbuttaro
Sun Apr 17, 2011 6:55 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Carpet Cleaners -- KD????
Replies: 29
Views: 9690

Re: Carpet Cleaners -- KD????

Reply to practicing patience. I'm not quite sure exactly what you meant by "I'm sorry that you needed this website, but thankful that most members are embracing and will step back to open up the circle to bring another in. Welcome. And be in peace." Anyway, there are documented correlations of KD to...
by jackbuttaro
Wed Apr 06, 2011 3:10 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: HOW LONG UNTIL HE IS BACK TO HIMSELF
Replies: 3
Views: 1414

HOW LONG UNTIL HE IS BACK TO HIMSELF

My 2 y/o son had KD last week and recieved IVIG 7 days ago. He is so cranky. Also he is experiencing stomach aches and his mouth hurts. He also says is back hurts at times. His appitite is decreased and he doesnt like the things he usually likes to eat. Has anyone else experienced these effects afte...
by jackbuttaro
Wed Apr 06, 2011 2:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Carpet Cleaners -- KD????
Replies: 29
Views: 9690

Re: Carpet Cleaners -- KD????

Our son developed KD after we had our carpets cleaned. my husband would love to chat with you if you wouldn't mind. he is trying to get a law passed to have carpet cleaners give a warning to people with small children and the risk of KD.
by jackbuttaro
Sat Apr 02, 2011 11:21 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 2 y/o Jack 3 days post carpet/furniture cleaned
Replies: 0
Views: 838

2 y/o Jack 3 days post carpet/furniture cleaned

Jack just got discharged today from Brym Mawr Hosp in PA. Staff was great including family MD that sent us to ER by recognizing symptoms. Last Tuesday Jack presented w/ a large swollen lymph node on 1 side of neck. The next day, we had him examined by family MD and was prescribed antibiotic for infe...
by jackbuttaro
Sat Apr 02, 2011 11:01 pm
Forum: KD Stories
Topic: 2 year old Jack/carpet and furniture cleaned 3 days prior
Replies: 13
Views: 9569

2 year old Jack/carpet and furniture cleaned 3 days prior

Jack just got discharged today from Brym Mawr Hosp in PA. Staff was great including family MD that sent us to ER by recognizing symptoms. Last Tuesday Jack presented w/ a large swollen lymph node on 1 side of neck. The next day, we had him examined by family MD and was prescribed antibiotic for infe...