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by Pstirlingfox
Wed Apr 03, 2013 9:57 am
Forum: KD Stories
Topic: How long away from school/activities?
Replies: 1
Views: 1065

How long away from school/activities?

My 6year old son is still in hospital recovering from KD (as well as having his appendix out last Wed). He will likely come home tomorrow and I am trying to understand what to do to keep him safe (in addition to taking him for follow ups at cardiologist and paediatrition). How long did you keep your...
by Pstirlingfox
Tue Apr 02, 2013 9:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What to expect in next weeks and months - need advice
Replies: 7
Views: 3717

What to expect in next weeks and months - need advice

My 6 year old son is still in hospital following surgery to remove his inflamed appendix a week ago, and the subsequent diagnosis and treatment two days ago of KD. He is doing so much better since IGIV/high dose ASA, but still having a lot of pain from surgery, in joints, sore lips and tongue and no...
by Pstirlingfox
Tue Apr 02, 2013 9:29 pm
Forum: KD Stories
Topic: Appendectomy before KD diagnosis - anyone else
Replies: 5
Views: 2223

Appendectomy before KD diagnosis - anyone else

Last Tuesday our 6year old son had abdominal pain that was persistent - took him to a clinic where we were told to take him to a hospital if symptoms got worse. Did that in the afternoon but were sent home b/c he didn't have classic appendix symptoms. That night, fever spiked and pain worsened so we...