Brooklynn F.'s Story
Brooklynn was finally diagnosed with kawasaki when she was 2 years old. Brooklynn started running a fever on day 1. We took her to doctor thinking she had an ear infection but she didn't and was diagnosed with a virus. Day 2 fever went higher. Day 3 fever went higher and eyes were red. Doctor said it could be pink eye and virus. Day 4 fever went over 104 and lips were red and throat. Doctor said hand foot mouth disease. Day 5 fever still high red lips and eyes. Went back to pediatrician where they said it could be measles, virus. Day 6 fever very high and she became lethargic. Went to ER. They admitted her. She was there a day while they ran lots of test. Day 7 they finally diagnosed her with kawasaki disease. She got the 1st ivig treatment and we stayed 2 days and went home. The night we can come she started running a high temp. Called pediatrician and we went back the next morning to be admitted. She received a second ivig treatment. We were released on Christmas Eve. On her follow up at cardiologist they noticed small hole in her heart.
Virus Hand foot mouth disease Viral infection Measles
Brooklynn has been a sickly little girl. She was diagnosed with ADHD 2 years ago and CAPD. Stomach issues.