What symptoms could my child have from Kawasaki’s syndrome?

 Your child may have one or more of the following symptoms:

  • High fever that comes on fast and lasts at least five days
  • Redness of the eyes usually without drainage. Tearing may occur.
  • Changes in the mouth such as red, swollen, cracked lips and red or swollen tongue
  • A red, often itchy rash anywhere on the body
  • Swollen, red hands and feet that may peel as the fever goes away
  • Swollen lymph nodes in the neck

Other symptoms that may occur include:

  • Irritability or sleepiness
  • Diarrhea
  • Painful urination
  • Stomach pain
  • Swelling of the lymph glands of the neck

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