Ok so I know that a known cause hasn't surfaced for KD, but I am just curious if something strange happened before your child became sick that you have in the back of your mind that may have caused KD?
A couple things come to my mind ...
Owen would easily catch every virus at daycare. Had been sick every month for the 5 months before the KD diagnosis. Immune system sensitive?
The Thursday before he got sick, Owen was in a blanket in the grass at the soccer field where my other son was playing, touching the grass. I remember thinking the grass was the thickest, greenest grass I have ever seen -- especially with 105 deg temps this summer, major fertilizer action obviously. When we got home, baby Owen's face was covered in hives and his eyes, red and swollen. I bathed him immediately and the rash went away. No big deal I thought, allergic reaction. Two days later, his fever was 103, and the week of KD craziness began. Chemical exposure? Allergen?
I want so badly to know ...
Interested to know if there are any similar stories? Or Any sort of event that happened right before your child got sick with KD?
General discussion regarding Kawasaki disease
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