Fifths Disease 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:
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