4 doctors weighed in:
Can an adult pass fifth disease to their child?
4 doctors weighed in

Dr. Kevin Windisch
Pediatrics
3 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
Fifths disease is caused from human parvo-b19 virus.
It can be passed from parent to child, child to parent, child to child, or adult to adult.

In brief: Yes
Fifths disease is caused from human parvo-b19 virus.
It can be passed from parent to child, child to parent, child to child, or adult to adult.
Dr. Kevin Windisch
Dr. Kevin Windisch
Thank
Get help from a real doctor now
Dr. Cindy Juster
Board Certified, Pediatrics
32 years in practice
2M people helped
Continue
108,000 doctors available
Read more answers from doctors