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What are the symptoms of Fifth disease?

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Symptoms of Fifth disease include:

  • Flu- and cold-like symptoms such as coughing, running nose, fever, generalized aches and pains in joints and muscles, loss of appetite, and irritability.
  • A cheek rash that looks as if the face has been slapped; the rash is not painful but is warm to the touch.
  • Spreading of the rash to the thighs and arms.

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