Can a child diagnosed with "kawasaki syndrome" transmit the disease to others?

No. While the cause of kawasaki disease remains unknown, it does not appear to be contagious.
No. This process appears to be an individual self generated illness driven by a series of triggers in that one kid. It is not contageous like measles (which it can look like).

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How to help a child suffer from kawasaki disease?

Seek medical care. Kawasaki disease is a serious illness. A child with kd requires specific medical therapy (ivig and aspirin), after which there is prompt clinical improvement. If there is coronary artery involvement then lifelong cardiology care will be required. Read more...

What does a child with kawasaki disease look like?

Fever. The most important symptom is presence of fever for more than 5 days. And usually in a child under the age of 8 years. In addition to 4 of th 5 criteria: 1. Bilateral conjuctival injection (redness) without discharge. 2. Erythematous mouth and pharynx, strawberry tongue, red or cracked lips. 3. Rash. 4. Swelling of hands and feet and redness of palms and soles. 5. Cervical lymphadenopathy >1.5cm. Read more...
Unwell. A child with Kawasaki disease is irritable, miserable, "measley" looking although most people don't know measles. The conjunctivitis is bright angry red, the lips are bright, beefy red in color, and there may be rash. High fever for at least five consecutive days is required. Read more...

How do you treat a child with a moderate case of kawasaki disease?

IV Gamma Globulin. Kawasaki disease is a disease of unknown cause that can lead to aneurysms in the coronary arteries of the heart. The current standard of care is to treat with IV gamma globulin (ivig) and place the child on Aspirin therapy. A cardiology consult is recommended. I know of no cases of "mild kawasaki disease." either it is present or not. Read more...

Can my heartburn be caused by my kawasaki disease as a child?

No. Kawasaki disease is a type of autoimmune vasculitis (inflammation of blood vessels) affecting children almost exclusively that can have long term effects on the heart (coronary artery aneurysms) if not treated appropriately and promptly but heartburn, or gastroesophogeal reflux (GERD), is not one of them. Read more...

My child had kawasaki disease. Now is it coming back or is it the flu?

One time. Kawasaki disease is a one time only disease. Many other illnesses can somewhat resemble kawasaki disease. Best to have your child evaluated. Read more...
Something else. Very unlikely for someone to have kd twice but not impossible. Most likely it is something else though. Definitely see your pediatrician. Read more...

What is the treatment of child known case of G6bd deficiency diagnosed with kawasaki disease?

Complex. Children with Kawasaki disease are treated with IVIG (immunoglobin)and initially, high dose aspirin.Having G6PD deficiency complicates things a bit because high dose aspirin therapy can cause a severe hemolytic anemia. Still, high dose aspirin therapy would more than likely be initiated, but intensely close monitoring for the development of hemolysis would be employed.Stopping the Rx stops hemolys. Read more...