Fifth Disease (for Parents) - KidsHealth - fifths disease in adults


Fifth Disease - fifths disease in adults

also called Erythema infectiosum, is a mild viral illness that most commonly affects children.

Adults can also become infected with the virus and develop fifth disease. Adults tend to have a more severe flu-like illness, but seldom develop the rash. Adults.

Fifth disease is a mild rash illness caused by parvovirus B It is more common in children than adults. A person usually gets sick with fifth disease within four to​.