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A 25-year-old female asked about a male:

My son is 2 and presenting classic s&s of parvovirus b19. i know you can only treat symptoms, the rash has subsided. is a doctors appt necessary?

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Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatric Pulmonology 36 years experience
Mgt: Most cases resolve without any treatment. If you notice any symptoms that continue or recur such as joint pain, paleness of the skin, respiratory problems, an appointment with your PCP is advised. In the meantime, continue to provide hydration and monitor his temperature for the next week.

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Last updated Mar 12, 2019

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