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What is 'the roses infant disease?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 48 years experience
Roseola: This is a common viral illness experienced by most infants in early childhood.It is marked by high temperatures for a few days followed by a simple rose colored rash. It is a benign illness with no adverse effects on the infant, though it does scare many parents.
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