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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
43 years experience Dermatology
Rash: You should see your dermatologist to have this evaluated.
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Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Cheek rash: Need to find the cause of the rash & treat that.
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Dr. Louis Gallia
45 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Diagnosis first: See dermatologist for diagnosis/treatment. Or, you may want to try 1% hydrocortisone OTC first.

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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
28 years experience Pediatrics
See below: A slapped cheek rash is normally the first sign of fifth disease. There is no treatment. It will resolve on its own.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Berger
41 years experience Dermatology
Not sure: I assume is long standing and if so most likely a type of eczema that is hard to control but can be done- best to see a dermatologist, otherwise if ne ... Read More
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Dr. Scott Katz
26 years experience Pediatrics
5th's Disease: Slapped cheek rash means (to a pediatrician) a viral infection known as erythema infectiosum or 5th's disease. A person who has the rash is generally ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pierrette Mimi Poinsett
38 years experience Pediatrics
Slapped cheek rash: Slapped cheek rash is characteristic of erythema infectiosum or fifth disease. Patients with fifth disease also have a lacy red rash on the rest of th ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Fades quickly: This rash can actually never appear or do so briefly & fade.It usually lasts a day and begins to fade the next day as the body rash starts to appear.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
35 years experience Pediatrics
No.: First of all, the measles rash does not spare forehead and chin. Secondly, the measles rash comes in the middle of a violent illness with fever, cough ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tony Ho
Dr. Tony Ho answered
14 years experience Infectious Disease
Parvovirus: Parvovirus b19 causes the classic "slapped cheek" rash; in older kids, it can cause a rash called palpable purpuric gloves and socks syndrome, that ma ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
See a dermatologist.: One cannot tell without being able to see the rash. See a dermatologist.
A 2-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heather Silverberg
18 years experience Pediatrics
Ok to watch at home: If your daughter is active and eating breakfast and otherwise seems okay to you, usually you can watch her at home. Low grade fever is common in chil ... Read More
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