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      Category : Health Centers > Infections (Infectious Diseases)


Alternate Names : Exanthema Subitum, Pseudorubella

Roseola | Symptoms & Signs | Diagnosis & Tests | Prevention & Expectations | Treatment & Monitoring

What are the treatments for the infection?

Since roseola is caused by a virus, antibiotics are not effective. Acetaminophen or ibuprofen may be used to reduce fever.

What are the side effects of the treatments?

Acetaminophen and ibuprofen may cause stomach upset or allergic reactions.

What happens after treatment for the infection?

After the roseola runs its course, the child can return to normal activities.

How is the infection monitored?

Any new or worsening symptoms should be reported to the healthcare provider.

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Author: Lynn West, MD
Reviewer: Eileen McLaughlin, RN, BSN
Date Reviewed: 08/20/01

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