Parvovirus B19; Erythema infectiosum; Slapped cheek
No treatment is usually required for fifth disease in children. If fever or joint discomfort is present then oral acetaminophen (such as Tylenol) may be given.
Since this is a mild and generally
There are generally no complications in normally healthy children.
Calling your health care provider
Call your health care provider if your child has symptoms of this disease. Other disorders can cause similar symptoms and should be ruled out.