Was anyone's initial rash very itchy?

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snicoler
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Was anyone's initial rash very itchy?

Post by snicoler » Thu Jul 20, 2017 10:48 am

I am a nurse practitioner, and my son is 21 months. He was not initially diagnosed when we saw the pediatrician about two weeks ago, and we are now past the 10 day window. But now his hands and feet are peeling now, and I am scared that in hindsight it may have been KD. His rash was very itchy though, and none of the research that I have done indicates that the rash would itch. ?? All of the other symptoms fit, except that the rash was very itchy.

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Re: Was anyone's initial rash very itchy?

Post by Nancy » Fri Jul 21, 2017 11:35 am

hi

I've never heard of the KD rash being itchy...but, an eval by a pediatric cardiologist might
be worthwhile :)

best,
Nancy

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Re: Was anyone's initial rash very itchy?

Post by KimT » Fri Sep 15, 2017 7:39 am

I realize this post was from July, but my son was diagnosed with KD in mid August, and his rash was super itchy for him. He couldn't stop itching it.

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