What Is Fifth Disease (Slapped Cheek Disease)? | Cleveland Clinic - symptoms of fifths disease in adults

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Parvovirus infection - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic symptoms of fifths disease in adults


Low-grade fever.

Bright red cheeks.

A flat or raised red rash, usually on the arms and legs, which lasts from two to 39 days and may itch; the rash fades from the center of red areas toward the edges, giving it a lacy appearance.

Less commonly, headache, sore throat, and joint pain.

Read about the symptoms of fifth disease, a contagious viral condition the rash, which often does not occur in adults, by seven to 10 days.