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Is HSP caused by some contagious virus? Is it safe to be around an HSP child?

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Dr. Jenny Sung
Pediatrics
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In brief: No

Hsp is caused by the affected person's own immune system. It can happen after the person had an infection, but hsp is not contagious.

In brief: No

Hsp is caused by the affected person's own immune system. It can happen after the person had an infection, but hsp is not contagious.
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