Left baby photo by Andrew Kerr (Public domain), via Wikimedia Commons. Right baby photo by Jfdwolff (en:Image:Slapped_cheek.png) [GFDL (http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/fdl.html) or CC-BY-SA-3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/)], via Wikimedia Commons. Bottom photo by CDC.

Left baby photo by Andrew Kerr (Public domain), via Wikimedia Commons. Right baby photo by Jfdwolff (en:Image:Slapped_cheek.png) [GFDL (http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/fdl.html) or CC-BY-SA-3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/)], via Wikimedia Commons. Bottom photo by CDC.

Fifth Disease (Slapped Cheek Disease, or Erythema Infectiosum)

Signs: Bright red cheeks appear after cold symptoms go away. They’re followed by a flat, red, lacy rash on the body. It may itch. (Learn more here—rash 5.)

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Note: These are just examples. The rash may appear differently, and it’s easy to confuse one rash for another.