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My child has has symptoms of fifth disease more than once, is this a sign of another under lining issue?

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Dr. Joseph Eastern
Dermatology

In brief: Probably not.

Many viruses can cause symptoms very similar to fifth disease (fever, red cheeks, reticulated rash), so getting that constellation of symptoms more than once is not normally a significant issue.
If it happens over and over, though, there might be something more significant going on, and you should see your doctor or a dermatologist for a thorough exam.

In brief: Probably not.

Many viruses can cause symptoms very similar to fifth disease (fever, red cheeks, reticulated rash), so getting that constellation of symptoms more than once is not normally a significant issue.
If it happens over and over, though, there might be something more significant going on, and you should see your doctor or a dermatologist for a thorough exam.
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