What treatments/management approaches will be considered to care for my child?

  • IV for medications such as steroids
  • IV for fluids
  • Respiratory treatments for breathing problems
  • Medication for fever, rash, pain

When will my child be ready for discharge?

Your child will be ready for discharge when he/she:

  • Does not have a reaction for 24 hours or over the course of hospitalization
  • Is able to tolerate food and drink and medication by mouth

What will be the follow up for my child after discharge?

  • Follow up will be with your primary healthcare provider
  • Follow up will be within 1 to 2 days of discharge
  • Your primary health care provider will examine and evaluate your child’s recovery

Last reviewed by a Cleveland Clinic medical professional on 02/18/2015.


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