Baby fifth disease is a common childhood infection that can spreads primarily through saliva or mucus. The face area becomes bright red and swollen with blisters, but generally the infection recedes on its own without special treatment. Coming into contact with this virus provides lifelong immunity for most people. Read these articles if you have a baby with Baby fifth disease.
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Baby fifth disease or Slapped Cheek Syndrome
Baby fifth disease, often called slapped cheek syndrome or slap face, is a viral infection that is common among children, but may affect babies, as well as adults. In babies and in children, the symptoms tend to be milder than in adults...