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Pediatrics Common Questions, Quick Answers

Fifth Disease (Erythema Infectiosum)

Donna D'Alessandro, M.D.
Lindsay Huth, B.A.
Peer Review Status: Internally Reviewed
Creation Date: October 2001
Last Revision Date: April 2002


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What is fifth disease?

What causes fifth disease?

Who can get fifth disease?

What are the symptoms of fifth disease?

Is fifth disease contagious?

How is fifth disease treated?

How long does fifth disease last?

How can fifth disease be prevented?

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