Fifth Disease | Questions to Ask Your Doctor

  • I’m pregnant. What do I need to do to keep my baby safe?
  • What treatment is best for me?
  • How long will I be contagious?
  • How long should I keep my child home from school?
  • What can I do to make my child more comfortable?
  • Should I tell my child’s school that he/she has fifth disease?
  • My rash keeps coming back when I spend time outside. Is that normal?

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Reviewed/Updated: 03/14
Created: 08/09