Fifth Disease

Fifth disease is a viral disease also known as slapped cheek disease. It often results in red rash in legs, arms and cheeks. This disease most commonly occurs in childrens and pregnant womens. Generally people with weakened immune system get this disease. Parvovirus B19 causes fifth disease. This is an airborne virus which spreads through saliva and respiratory secretions among childrens in elmentary level. This disease mostly occurs in winter, spring, and early summer seasons. Fifth disease during pregnancy can cause severe risk to unborn baby like life threating anemia. Fifth disease as some symptoms like headache, fatigue low-grade fever, sore throat, nausea, runny nose. These symptoms occur from 4 to 14 days after exposure of virus.

  • Track 1-1 Parvo Virsus in Humans
  • Track 2-2 Risk Factors
  • Track 3-3 Home Remedies
  • Track 4-4 Suggestion of Pediatrics and Family Practice Physicians

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