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Can anyone describe a slapped cheek viral rash for me?

(8 Posts)
TheProfiteroleThief Mon 01-Jun-09 07:47:14

Looks like an extended half term for us, but I am not sure what it looks like?

Or is it unmistakeable?

NationalFlight Mon 01-Jun-09 07:52:40

Hmm well we think we had this a few weeks back (the kids not me)

It was more of a generalised spotty rash with very red cheeks, just below the eye. Ds2 was quite poorly with it.

lasted about a week altogether.

NationalFlight Mon 01-Jun-09 07:54:21

My mother (harbinger of doom) says it is spreading like wildfire around here atm, according to her colleagues. Take that as you will! grin

TheProfiteroleThief Mon 01-Jun-09 07:55:59

bugger.

am calling all pg friends who will hate me.

loopylou6 Mon 01-Jun-09 08:09:07

it looks like they have pressed a lace doily thing onto their skin

Weegiemum Mon 01-Jun-09 08:27:43

The 'lace doily' description is fantastic - looked just like that when ours had it, except the cheeks which were really bright red.

difficultdecision Tue 02-Jun-09 15:32:36

Some pictures for you

here

stephie101 Tue 02-Jun-09 17:05:14

daughter had it 3 weeks ago, she is 12 yrs, a rash on her cheeks, Dr wasnt too helpful tho!!

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