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Reddish rash on one cheek. Could this be fifths disease or you need rash on both cheeks?
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Dr. Joseph Eastern
Dermatology
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In brief: Maybe
Fifth disease (not "fifths") is usually on both cheeks, and is usually accompanied by a fever -- but atypical presentations do happen.
A rash on one cheek could be an allergic contact reaction, or a direct irritation of the skin, or other things. If it persists, see a dermatologist.

In brief: Maybe
Fifth disease (not "fifths") is usually on both cheeks, and is usually accompanied by a fever -- but atypical presentations do happen.
A rash on one cheek could be an allergic contact reaction, or a direct irritation of the skin, or other things. If it persists, see a dermatologist.
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Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine
In brief: Fifth Disease
The rash limited to one cheek is not fifth disease, you need a rash on both cheeks like some one slapped you on both cheeks.

In brief: Fifth Disease
The rash limited to one cheek is not fifth disease, you need a rash on both cheeks like some one slapped you on both cheeks.
Dr. Yash Khanna
Dr. Yash Khanna
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