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Diseases

Slap Cheek

An infectious disease primarily found in children that is caused by transmission of the human parvovirus b19 through the upper respiratory tract. Symptoms include fever and a skin rash that begins on the cheeks and spreads to other body surfaces. Also called. erythema infectiosum.

SYMPTOMS

  • Whole body: fever or fatigue
  • Also common: rash on the face, coughing, headache, itching, nausea, runny nose, or sore throat

CAUSES

Slapped cheek syndrome is caused by a virus called parvovirus b19. This is found in the droplets in the coughs and sneezes of someone with theinfection.

Chitradurga

Seebara, Behind Indian Oil Petrol Bunk, Basavakumara Swamy Mutt, Chitradurga - 577504

Kunigal

K. Hurali Borasandra, Gowdagere Post, Kunigal Taluk - 572130

Bengaluru

36, KG Gollarapalya, Bolare (P), Kanakapura Road, Bengaluru - 560082