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What are the common symptoms of slapped cheek disease?

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Amanda Xi
General Practice
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In brief: Varies

"slapped cheek disease" is caused by an infection with parvovirus b19.
Symptoms vary by age, but early signs and symptoms of infection in children may include sore throat, slight fever, upset stomach, headache, fatigue and itching along with the distinctive facial rash (that resembles a slapped cheek). The infection is usually resolves itself without medication.

In brief: Varies

"slapped cheek disease" is caused by an infection with parvovirus b19.
Symptoms vary by age, but early signs and symptoms of infection in children may include sore throat, slight fever, upset stomach, headache, fatigue and itching along with the distinctive facial rash (that resembles a slapped cheek). The infection is usually resolves itself without medication.
Amanda Xi
Amanda Xi
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Dr. Jeffrey Fromowitz
Dermatology

In brief: Redness

Can be redness on the cheeks, and generally feeling ill.
..Fever, chills, aching, and a very red flat rash on the cheeks.

In brief: Redness

Can be redness on the cheeks, and generally feeling ill.
..Fever, chills, aching, and a very red flat rash on the cheeks.
Dr. Jeffrey Fromowitz
Dr. Jeffrey Fromowitz
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