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How Long Does Diarrhea Associated With Fifth Disease Last
Can fifth disease in children cause bad diarrhea? What are some home remedies I can use for her rash? When will it be gone? Child is 2.
No diarrhea: I cannot recall ever seeing a case where diarrhea was involved.They can occur simultaneously for a number of reasons but it is not a listed symptom. I would ignore the rash.It comes up from the inside so outside creams or treatments don't help. The rash may flare with a warm bath or play outside and can persist for weeks.They are not contagious when the rash appears. ...Read more
A viral illness caused by parvovirus, also known as Erthema Infectiosum. It starts with a "slapped cheek" rash on cheeks and a flat red spotted rash, mostly on the arms and upper legs. Once the rash appears, you are no longer contagious. It can be harmful to an unborn baby, if mom has never had it. Adults can get joint swelling and pain. You only get it ...Read more
5 month old was diagnosed with fifths disease. She now has mild diarrhea, can I give her pedialyte? If so, how much and often?
Can i give my 5month old rice cereal like baby food to help stop her diarrhea?Her diarrhea is dark green and liquidy. She has Fifths Disease. No feve
2yr old has viral infection, diarrhea has been brown and liquidity with green mucous? Doctor said she has Fifths Disease. Not sure what else to do?
Viral diarrhea: Typically, diarrhea that results from this infection should only last a few days, but other factors such as diet, other underlying medical conditions, and medications can cause it to last longer. Sugary drinks draw fluid into the stool and can make it worse and should be avoided (Pedialyte is recommended). Bananas, rice, applesauce, toast, plain chicken and crackers may help stool binding. ...Read more
Ten days`: Fifth's disease is a viral illness and can trigger a cough as any viral illness can. Usually the cough is one of the last symptoms to go away and can last for tendays or even longer. The key is that by ten days the cough is clearly getting better. If not then it would be worth seeing your physician. ...Read more
1-3 weeks: The symptoms of fifth disease usually resolve in 1-3 weeks. If you suspect you may have been exposed to 5th disease, caused by parvovirus b19, see your ob/gyn right away to get tested. Although most pregnant woman and their fetuses will be fine, some fetuses can develop severe anemia. ...Read more
It doesn't: A cold is a viral upper respiratory infection characterized by sore throat, runny and congested nose. A cold does not cause diarrhea. Enteroviruses, norovirus, rotavirus an others can cause intestinal infection and diarrhea that resolves after several days. There are also many other conditions that cause diarrhea. If yours persists see your doctor. ...Read more
Not long: Rarely more than a few hours.Get a more detailed answer ›
Depends: As long as the infection stays present. Some cases it will improve spontaneously in others it may require antibiotics and further care. ...Read more
6-12 hours: About 6-12 hours depending on how much stool you had to lose. ...Read more
Loose stools is a symptom in which a person's stool (poop) does not hold its shape after it goes into the toilet. Instead of remaining a shaped piece of poop, the poop spreads out in the toilet bowl water. Very loose stool is called diarrhea. Loose stool can be caused by infections, certain foods or drinks, ...Read more
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