Signs of Reye's Syndrome

Be on the lookout for Reye’s Syndrome after the flu or chickenpox. Reye’s Syndrome does not happen very often. But you should know about it. Look for these signs:

•  Vomiting over and over again. Or vomiting that does not stop.

•  Loss of pep and energy.

•  Acting very, very sleepy.

•  Acting very, very cranky.

•  Striking out at others.

•  Acting strange.

•  Convulsions.

(Note: If your child shows signs of Reye’s Syndrome, get medical care fast!)

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