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When can my daughter go to school when she has fifth disease?

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Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine
3 doctors agree

In brief: Fifth disease

When the rash is gone.

In brief: Fifth disease

When the rash is gone.
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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
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In brief: When rash appears

The contagious period for this illness ends with the appearance of the rash.
The rash may last off and on for weeks and staying out is not necessary.

In brief: When rash appears

The contagious period for this illness ends with the appearance of the rash.
The rash may last off and on for weeks and staying out is not necessary.
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Dr. Jay Park
Pediatrics

In brief: See below

No reason to be absent from school.
Fifth disease is typically diagnosed when the child develops characteristic rash. By then the affected child is no longer contagious.

In brief: See below

No reason to be absent from school.
Fifth disease is typically diagnosed when the child develops characteristic rash. By then the affected child is no longer contagious.
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Dr. Jay Park
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