A 42-year-old member asked:
What is 'the roses infant disease?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Pediatrics 46 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.
4.1k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Last updated May 19, 2014
Connect with a U.S. board-certified doctor by text or video anytime, anywhere.
24/7 visits - just $39!
50% off with $15/month membership
Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.