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by jayetty
Tue Jul 31, 2018 7:11 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Peeling skin caused by IVIG or KD?
Replies: 4
Views: 57

Re: Peeling skin caused by IVIG or KD?

Yes, I guess I didn't mean I wanted "proof". I just wanted to look for anything that may show a greater or lesser chance that he had KD. I agree that treating is better than not treating, if unsure.

I guess there are too many unanswered questions to know much at this point...
by jayetty
Mon Jul 30, 2018 8:04 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Peeling skin caused by IVIG or KD?
Replies: 4
Views: 57

Re: Peeling skin caused by IVIG or KD?

Thanks Nancy. Yes I realize that peeling skin is a symptom that KD kids experience during recovery. But I have read that IVIG in non-KD folks causes peeling skin also. So you see the evidence seems to show two things: - KD causes peeling skin - IVIG without KD causes peeling skin What I am trying to...
by jayetty
Sun Jul 29, 2018 8:37 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Peeling skin caused by IVIG or KD?
Replies: 4
Views: 57

Peeling skin caused by IVIG or KD?

Hello, Last week my 3 yr old son was diagnosed with incomplete (aka atypical) KD and treated with IVIG at Children's Hospital in Pittsburgh. It took two days for the doctors (who were very good by the way) to decide to diagnose him with KD since he was on the borderline. So I am still trying to figu...