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how long does cough associated with roseola last

A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park answered
49 years experience Pediatrics
3-4 days: Typical roseola (roseola infantum) causes noticeable fever for 3-4 days followed by an appearance of generalized rash as fever subsides in young child ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nela Cordero
53 years experience Pediatrics
ROSEOLA: It only last for a few days.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marybeth Lambe
44 years experience Travel Medicine
6-9 Days All Told: 2/3 infected with roseola have no symptoms at all. Children who do react begin with high fever for 3-7 days. They may also have cold symptoms, diarrhe ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Bezack
17 years experience Pediatric Pulmonology
See below: That is the typical presentation of roseola. Fever for several days followed by a rash. The illness is no longer contagious and the rash is typically ... Read More
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A 1-year-old male asked:
Dr. Holly Maes
35 years experience Pediatrics
7-10 days: This is a very normal course for roseola. While the fever is usually only 2-3 days, the rash typically persists for 7-10 days. You are on day 6 - give ... Read More
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A 1-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park answered
49 years experience Pediatrics
Hours to days: Rash starts on trunk and spreads to extremities, neck, and face. Involvement of scalp is not common.
A 3-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Varies: The range is hours to days with 24 hours being the usual.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charlene Sojico
40 years experience Pediatrics
2-3 days.: No need to put anything on the rash . Will resolve by itself.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stuart Bradin
27 years experience Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Less than 1 week: Symptoms should resolve within 1 week.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
24 years experience Pediatrics
Roseola prevention: Roseola is a viral infection that is most contagious while the infected person is having the fever. It is generally not a dangerous illness, and peop ... Read More

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