Roseola- Symptoms, Causes, , and Preventions

Roseola (roe-zee-OH-lah) is a mildly contagious illness caused by either one of two viruses. Roseola is typical of having a sudden onset and a relatively short duration. Roseola is the most common virus in children under age 2, with an average age of 9 months. Less frequently, older children, teens, and (rarely) adults may be infected, it’s nothing to worry about, and kids get better on their own. It’s also sometimes called “sixth disease.” Symptoms When your child becomes exposed to someone with roseola and is infected with the virus,…

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