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How common is fifth disease?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
9 doctors agree

In brief: I see clusters yrly

As an illness, fifth disease usually makes its rounds amoung the infant and toddler set .
I see it in clusters, affecting one or another day care center or church nursery in waves, followed by months when no cases come in.A few years back we had a wave that affected toddlers, teens and a few adults, which was a bit unusual

In brief: I see clusters yrly

As an illness, fifth disease usually makes its rounds amoung the infant and toddler set .
I see it in clusters, affecting one or another day care center or church nursery in waves, followed by months when no cases come in.A few years back we had a wave that affected toddlers, teens and a few adults, which was a bit unusual
Dr. James Ferguson
Dr. James Ferguson
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Dr. Luis Gonzalez-mendoza
Pediatrics - Endocrinology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Very common

In children, like all viral illnesses once you have it, it does not come back.

In brief: Very common

In children, like all viral illnesses once you have it, it does not come back.
Dr. Luis Gonzalez-mendoza
Dr. Luis Gonzalez-mendoza
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