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by toffeegirl
Mon Aug 01, 2011 2:01 pm
Forum: Medical Articles
Topic: Steroid Use in KD---Beneficial
Replies: 5
Views: 4726

Re: Steroid Use in KD---Beneficial

Well, totally unexpectedly we've been discharged today! She has to take oral steroids for the next week and then back into a day ward next Mon for more IV...they have not decided yet whether it will be a 1 or 3 day course. Her aspirin has been reduced from 600mg a day to 37.5mg and they are happy to...
by toffeegirl
Sun Jul 31, 2011 7:15 pm
Forum: Medical Articles
Topic: Steroid Use in KD---Beneficial
Replies: 5
Views: 4726

Re: Steroid Use in KD---Beneficial

Crossing my fingers that it proves to be beneficial. We are heading for our 4th week in hospital tomorrow. My 3 yr old daughter was admitted to our local hospital and has had 2 rounds of IVIG, one on the 5th day and one on the 11th. She partially responded to the first dose and the 2nd made not a jo...
by toffeegirl
Sat Jul 23, 2011 6:58 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Carpet Cleaners -- KD????
Replies: 29
Views: 10821

Re: Carpet Cleaners -- KD????

I'm new to all this and still catching up on research as my daughter has just been diagnosed and we are still waiting to be discharged from the hospital. One of the worst things about this illness I think is not knowing how it comes about. I know that I will question everything I did and whether I c...
by toffeegirl
Sat Jul 23, 2011 6:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Aseptic Meningitis after IVIG treatment
Replies: 4
Views: 3651

Aseptic Meningitis after IVIG treatment

My 3 yr old daughter was diagnosed with KD Friday 15 July. She had been ill since Monday after starting with a swollen lymph node in her neck on the Sunday. We are currently on home leave from hospital for the weekend. She had her first dose of IVIG the day she was diagnosed and a second dose on Thu...
by toffeegirl
Sun Jul 17, 2011 6:18 pm
Forum: KD Stories
Topic: Happy KD story
Replies: 2
Views: 1945

Re: Happy KD story

Just wanted to say Thank you for this. I am currently sitting in a hospital side ward watching my daughter sleep hoping that all will be well long term. I really needed to read a happy story. Needed to send my emotional rollercoaster back on an upslope :)