'Slapped cheek syndrome' is sweeping the UK - but what is it? All you need to know about the signs and symptoms

'Slapped cheek syndrome' is sweeping the UK - but what is it? All you need to know about the signs and symptoms
 

Parents are being warned to look out for signs of slapped cheek syndrome after several children across were diagnosed with the condition.
The contagious disease causes children to feel unwell and develop distinctive bright red rash on the cheeks.
In most cases, the child recovers with no long-term ill effects.
Although the rash can look alarming, the condition is normally a mild infection that clears up by itself in one to three weeks.
And once someone has had the infection, the person is usually immune to it for life.
In the vast majority of cases, the child recovers with no long-term ill... read more

 
1 August 2017 in Regional West, Views: 44
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