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How long is it until your child can return to school after being diagnosed with scarlet fever?
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In brief: 24 to 48 hours
Once your child starts taking antibiotics you can return in 24 hours.
How ever if your child is febrile wait 24 hours after the fever is gone.

In brief: 24 to 48 hours
Once your child starts taking antibiotics you can return in 24 hours.
How ever if your child is febrile wait 24 hours after the fever is gone.
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