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#1 of 3 Old 10-29-2007, 10:48 PM - Thread Starter
 
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My son has had flushed cheeks since Sat, it's not uncommon for him, but today they are very red, and I noticed tonight his ears are bright red too! He's cheerful and has a good appetite (after barely eating all weekend). He still needs his upper molars. Could it be teething? Fifths disease? Help!

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My son has had this often since he was very young. He is now 5 and still has it several times a week. I'm eager to see if anyone has any info or ideas as well.
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Maybe it's just his complexion, I know he gets it when he's overheated, plus we were out in the cold wind a bit, maybe his skin was a little chapped? At any rate when he woke up the next morning it was gone.

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