Doctor insights on:
Can You Be A Carrier Of Slap Cheek
Yes but not for long: Fifth disease, with a "slapped cheek" rash, is caused by parvovirus b19. The infection is common in children, and some people who are infected do not show symptoms. They carry the virus and can pass it on to other people (the virus is spread similarly to the ways cold viruses are spread). Infected persons, with or without symptoms, recover and have immunity against re-infection. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have slap cheek.It has been affecting my skeleton in all major joints and spine inparticular.I have slipped a disk in lower back.
No connection: Slapped cheek disease commonly affects children and causes bright red cheeks. For most people, this illness is no worse than a cold. Most children do not need any treatment except for resting and allowing the body to fight the infection. Fever may be controlled with tylenol. Antibiotics will not work because slapped cheek is caused by a virus. ...Read more
My 2 year old daughter has a rash that looks like nettle sting it comes and goes lately she has been ill with a head cold and also had slap cheek rash?
Varies: "slapped cheek disease" is caused by an infection with parvovirus b19. Symptoms vary by age, but early signs and symptoms of infection in children may include sore throat, slight fever, upset stomach, headache, fatigue and itching along with the distinctive facial rash (that resembles a slapped cheek). The infection is usually resolves itself without medication. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hard to tell: Parvovirus b19 infection is common in children. The outbreaks occur at schools and other places where children are together. During their infections, only some people get symptoms, while others seem normal, not ill. Regardless of whether they have symptoms, they become immune after infections, so they don't get the disease as older teens or adults. About 50% of adults have been infected. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
- Talk to a doctor live online for free
- Can you be a carrier of mrsa?
- Strep throat carrier
- Can you be a carrier of cystic fibrosis if you have two healthy parents?
- Ask a doctor a question free online
- Can you be a strep carrier?
- Signs of pregnancy can you be pregnant with a period
- Can i be a carrier of strep throat?
- Can you all of a sudden be allergic to nuts?
- Can you be a carrier of slapped cheek?