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Kawasaki disease | Causes, Symptoms,Treatment (Urgent)

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What is Kawasaki disease?

Kawasaki disease is a disease that almost affects kids under 5 years old. It’s one of the painful diseases for kids. It causes heart disease in children. The exact reason is unknown that's why treatment procedure is not so easy.

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What happens when Kawasaki disease occurs? or what are the exact causes?

Inflammation started into the blood vessels of the whole body of the kids, who are affected by Kawasaki disease. By the effect of it, the coronary arteries, the vessels become damaged. That's why the blood circulation to the heart is badly affected.

Not only the heart. It also affects the lymph nodes, skin, and the whole body.

There is no exact reason for this disease founded by scientists. But maybe, it causes by viruses or bacteria or food poisoning or chemical hazards or other material which causes highly irritation.

What are the symptoms of Kawasaki disease?

  • High fever. (More than 100 degrees Fahrenheit)
  • Rash all over the body.
  • Red-eye.
  • Bright red tongue.
  • Joint pain.
  • Diarrhea and vomiting.
  • Gland enlargement.
  • Blood clotting.

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Treatment of Kawasaki disease?

When most of the symptoms are shown into your kid. Then maybe he or she is affected by Kawasaki disease. Before going to the doctor for emergency purposes treatment methods are given below.
  • Give an anticlotting agent (Ex- aspirin) to your kid. That's useful to circulate the blood circulation.
  • If it's a high fever, then you can use normal paracetamol. Paracetamol is an anti-inflammatory drug. That's going to reduce the inflammation and the high fever.
  • If highly diarrhea started then use ofloxacin or norfloxacin.
  • To stop vomiting you can use ondansetron or domperidone.
Then we recommend you to go to a doctor for the correct diagnosis and treatment.

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