Slapped cheek syndrome

What is Slapped cheek syndrome?

Not to be confused with sixth disease. See Exanthema subitum.

Erythema infectiosum or fifth disease is one of several possible manifestations of infection by parvovirus B19.

The name "fifth disease" comes from its place on the standard list of rash-causing childhood diseases, which also includes measles, scarlet fever, and rubella.

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My son has a rash on his cheeks and it appears after a day at Childcare.
Can you please diagnose?...

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Number of possibilities to consider

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Thanks for asking on HealthcareMagic.

I have gone through the description and...

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My grandson was diagnosed last week with 5th Disease...his mom my daughter developed adult symptoms of Adult 5th she has UTI a...

doctor1 MD

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UTI is not due to fifth disease...

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Thanks for the query to HCM,
Erythema infectiosum or fifth disease is one...

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My son is 4 and hardly eats he doesnt have a normal appetite and im worried as he always has a "viral rash" and viral infections (this is what the...

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thanks for your quiry at HCM

it is viral infection, also called slapped cheek syndrome
the treatment is supprtive with alot af fresh drinking...

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