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My 2 years old has been seeing a friend that is now diagnosed with parvo virus. my daughter has fever and i'm pregnant. what should i do?

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Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
5th disease: Parvo virus causes 5th disease in children, is highly contagious. Diagnosed by fever and rash on the cheeks. Very mild in children and usually requires no treatment. However can sometimes/infrequently be serious in pregnancy by causing health problems for the fetus.
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
Obstetrics and Gynecology 30 years experience
See Ob/Gyn: Notify your doctor. Your doctor can order viral titers to determine if you have already had the parvo virus.

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Last updated Dec 10, 2013

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