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Fifth Disease ( E rythema I nfectiosum). Michelle Mendez . Signs & Symptoms . Begins with a low fever, headache and mild cold-like symptoms (stuffy nose or running nose) The symptoms may pass by but then later a rash may start to appear in the face.

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signs symptoms
Signs & Symptoms
  • Begins with a low fever, headache and mild cold-like symptoms (stuffy nose or running nose)
  • The symptoms may pass by but then later a rash may start to appear in the face.
  • After several days later the rash may start to appear in the arms, legs, even in the palms or in the soles of the feet.
  • Bright red cheeks often looks likes “slapped cheeks”
signs symptoms1
Signs & Symptoms
  • Older kids and adults sometimes complain that the rash itches.
  • May also include swollen glands, red eyes, sore throat, diarrhea, and rarely, rashes that look like blisters or bruises
is it a viral or bacterial
Is It a Viral or Bacterial
  • Fifth Disease is a viral illness, most common is kids between the ages of 5 and 15.
  • Most kids may recover quickly and without complications .
  • May also be caused by parvovirus B19
how to treat the disease
How to Treat the Disease
  • There is no treatment for fifth disease is necessary for otherwise healthy children and adults who get it. If rash itches, an antihistamine can be used.
  • For those with joint pain, especially in adults, anti-inflammatory pain relievers such as ibuprofen can be helpful.
how can it be diagnosed
How Can It Be Diagnosed
  • Can based in the appearance of typical symptoms.
  • you may have a blood test taken to confirm if you have fifth disease.
  • Ultrasounds can be used to look for complications in the fetus, such as abnormal pooling pf fluid around the heart or lungs or abdomen.
the incubation period
The Incubation Period
  • Fifth disease ranges from 4-28 days, with the average being 16-17 days.
  • The rash of fifth disease usually lasts 1 to 3 weeks.
how to prevent fifth disease
How to Prevent Fifth Disease
  • Always washing hands often with soap and water.
  • Always cover mouth or nose when sneezing or coughing.
  • Avoid touching your mouth, eyes, or nose.
  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
contagious or not
Contagious or Not
  • Kids with the disease may attend childcare or school as the are no longer contagious.
  • Once infected with parvovirus B19, a person develops immunity to it and is unlikely to become infected again.
  • Parvovirus b19 infection during pregnancy may cause problems for the fetus.
is there a vaccine
Is there a Vaccine?
  • No, there's no real vaccine for the disease and no real way to prevent the spreading of the infection, because the person isnt contagious by the time.
works cited
Works Cited
  • http://kidshealth.org/parent/infections/skin/fifth.html
  • http://www.cdc.gov/parvovirusb19/fifth-disease.html#prevention
  • http://www.medicinenet.com/fifth_disease/article.htm#fifth_disease_facts
  • http://www.webmd.com/children/understanding-fifth-disease-treatment