Fifth disease

What is Fifth disease?

Fifth disease is also called erhthema infectiosum caused by Parvo virus B 19. It causes fever and redness of cheek called slapped cheek disease. It also causes pure red cell aplasia.

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Hello Dr. Grief, I am a 47 year old mother of two. About three weeks ago I was diagnosed with Optic Neuritis and immediately had an MRI which was...

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From your history, you are a 47 years old lady diagnosed with optic neuritis...

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I'm over 4 months pregnant, how dangerous is it for my unborn, if I've been possible very exposed to German measles/or possibly fifth disease? Is...

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German measles...

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2year old child. Well. Has developed a red blotchy rash over face yesterday and now over trunk. Moderately urticarial. Some migration features -...

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Dear Doctor,
Hi, Your both patients are having erythema infectiosum,also known as fifth disease.

Erythema infectiosum, or “fifth disease,” is an...

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Hi, My sister lives in Brazil and recently developed strange symptoms. It started with sore throat then had red spots all over her legs. She did...

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I m over 4 months pregnant, how dangerous is it for my unborn, if I ve been possible very exposed to German measles/or possibly fifth disease? Is...

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My wife has had a real bumpy ride the past few weeks. OUr daughter contracted human parvovirus (5th disease) and it faded with no...

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"I am a 33 year old female that had joint pain/swelling for about a period of one week. In the middle of that week I went to the doctor for my...

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