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How long does slap cheek last?

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Dr. Charlene Sojico
Pediatrics
3 doctors agree

In brief: Days to weeks

5 days to a week occasionally comes and goes for up to three weeks.

In brief: Days to weeks

5 days to a week occasionally comes and goes for up to three weeks.
Dr. Charlene Sojico
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Dr. Steven Machtinger
But your child may attend school even when rash is present.
Dr. Mark Diamond
Pediatrics
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In brief: 5th's disease

If you are talking about fifth's disease, an untreatable viral infection, remember that when the rash appears, it is no longer contagious.
The rash lasts about a week, but sometimes may last several weeks.

In brief: 5th's disease

If you are talking about fifth's disease, an untreatable viral infection, remember that when the rash appears, it is no longer contagious.
The rash lasts about a week, but sometimes may last several weeks.
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