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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pierrette Mimi Poinsett
38 years experience Pediatrics
Kawasaki disease: Kawasaki disease is a rare disease of the blood vessels. Symptoms included fever > 5 days, red eyes, swollen red hands and feet, swollen red cracke ... Read More

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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
27 years experience Pain Management
Many: Diseases with features that are similar to kawasaki disease include: viral infections such as rubeola, roseola, rubella, adenovirus, bacterial infec ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
No: Kawasaki disease is not considered a contagious problem. The cause is uncertain, but may be due to the body's overreaction to some virus (but such a v ... Read More
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Dr. Alex Golden
22 years experience Pediatric Cardiology
No. : Kd is not contagious, but there are environmental factors that may include infections, perhaps viral. Viral infections can of course can be passed fr ... Read More
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Kawasaki disease: Kawasaki disease is an arteritis that predominantly affects the medium and small arteries, but the aorta and large arteries may also be involved. It i ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Malpass
33 years experience Pediatric Cardiology
No: While we have not yet identified the cause of kd, we do know that kd is not a "genetic" disease. However, it is likely that certain genes confer an in ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
27 years experience Pain Management
See below: The usual symptoms and signs of kawasaki's disease include fever, reddening of the eyes, cracked and inflamed lips and mucous membranes of ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
Inflammation: Kawasaki disease has fever 1- 5 days, strawberry tongue, peeling fingers, swollen red and cracked lips, swollen lymph nodes in neck. Can cause inflamm ... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Min
Specializes in Pediatrics
Yes: Kawasaki's disease is a very serious condition that can cause some serious complications such as a coronary artery aneurysm. These aneurysms can clot ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alex Golden
22 years experience Pediatric Cardiology
Kawasaki Disease(KD): Kd is a vasculitis, or inflammation of arteries. The cause is unknown, but perhaps partially related to an immune response after a viral infection. It ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park answered
50 years experience Pediatrics
Unknown: Neither the cause (s) is known yet.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Malpass
33 years experience Pediatric Cardiology
Not causative: While some initial observational studies suggested a possible relation between exposure to carpet cleaning and kawasaki disease, subsequent studies ha ... Read More

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