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This information was reviewed and approved by Donald Y M Leung, PhD, MD, Pamela L. Zeitlin, MD, MPhil, PhD (5/26/2020).

  • Fever – high for seven or more days in an infant or more than four days in older children, with no other reason for the fever
  • Red, cracked or swollen lips
  • Rash
  • Pink or reddish eyes
  • Swollen lymph nodes – on one side of the neck
  • Swollen hands and feel
  • Sharp abdominal pain
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Respiratory symptoms


When to Call the Doctor about MIS-C?

Call your doctor if your child has a fever (lasting for seven or more days in infants and four or more days in older children). Mention other symptoms your child is experiencing.


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