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Do you know how common slapped cheek syndrome is?
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Dr. Francine Yep
Family Medicine
4 doctors agree
In brief: Very common
50% of kids 15 years old or younger have been exposed to slapped cheek syndrome.
By the time you're an adult, 50-80% of us have been exposed. That's a lot.

In brief: Very common
50% of kids 15 years old or younger have been exposed to slapped cheek syndrome.
By the time you're an adult, 50-80% of us have been exposed. That's a lot.
Dr. Francine Yep
Dr. Francine Yep
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Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Fifths disease
While slapped syndrome is a common childhood illness of childhood it can be devestating for some pregnant womenwho get exposed to the parvovirus b19, the causative agent ofthe disease.
It produces a severe anemia to the fetus whichcan belethal.

In brief: Fifths disease
While slapped syndrome is a common childhood illness of childhood it can be devestating for some pregnant womenwho get exposed to the parvovirus b19, the causative agent ofthe disease.
It produces a severe anemia to the fetus whichcan belethal.
Dr. Oscar Novick
Dr. Oscar Novick
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Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
Pediatrics - Endocrinology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Really common
Known also as fifth disease, parvovirus b19 is responsible for it.
The slapped cheek symptom is especially common in young kids who get parvovirus b19.

In brief: Really common
Known also as fifth disease, parvovirus b19 is responsible for it.
The slapped cheek symptom is especially common in young kids who get parvovirus b19.
Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
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