Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Erythema Infectiosum Treatment

Treatment for erythema infectiosum usually includes rest, encouraging fluids, hydrocortisone cream for itching, oral antihistamines, and acetaminophen or nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medications for pain and fever control.

Treatment for erythema infectiosum includes:

Erythema Infectiosum Specialist

Physicians from the following specialties evaluate and treat erythema infectiosum:

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Last Updated: Dec 10, 2010 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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PubMed Erythema Infectiosum References
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