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My daughter has fifths disease. The symptoms started withrash on cheeks. Two days later, she got fever/runny nose/rash on arms/legs. She has had fever for 5 days. Normal?

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Dr. John Leander Po
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease

In brief: Unusual-

Rash typically occurs when the fever goes away- it may be something else like a strept infection.
Have it checked out by a doctor-.

In brief: Unusual-

Rash typically occurs when the fever goes away- it may be something else like a strept infection.
Have it checked out by a doctor-.
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Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics

In brief: Scarlet fever

She should be seen by a doctor and have a throat culture to rule out scarlet fever.

In brief: Scarlet fever

She should be seen by a doctor and have a throat culture to rule out scarlet fever.
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In brief: Not 5 th disease

Her symptoms suggests some other viral illness, if she still has fever and the rash see the doctor. This could be some other viral illness

In brief: Not 5 th disease

Her symptoms suggests some other viral illness, if she still has fever and the rash see the doctor. This could be some other viral illness
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