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#1 of 3 Old 05-07-2008, 03:14 PM - Thread Starter
 
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Two of my DC have runny noses and a cough. They were both feverish for about 12 hours, and they both got a rash under both eyes and across the bridge of the nose. It looks rather like a mask of freckles, except it is red. The rash doesn't seem to bother them, it's not itchy or anything. Just raised red bumps.

The older DC has the cough the worst. She had the rash pretty early on in the fever stage, but the younger one got it after the fever. The older DC's rash lasted about 24 hours, then disappeared completely. I am waiting to see what happens with the second one.

I am assuming this is some sort of virus, but it doesn't fit the parameters of anything I am familiar with. Any ideas?
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Could it be 5th disease (a form of mild measles)? I think it's also called slap something....? Because only the face gets the rash.
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I don't know. The rash is completely gone in my DD. My DS is still sleeping, so I haven't checked his face yet today. I had forgotten about 5ths and that other one. Thanks.
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