Roseola

Roseola Treatment in Jumeirah, Dubai

Overview

  • clinical syndrome characterized by three to five days of high fever (may exceed 40ºC [104ºF]) that resolves abruptly and is followed by development of a rash Roseola usually is caused by human herpesvirus 6
  • Control of outbreaks is of paramount importance in the prevention of measles. Prevention of spread depends upon prompt administration of vaccine to all susceptible persons

 

Symptoms

Signs and symptoms of roseola in kids may include:

  • Fever (usually ≥ 39.5°C) appears suddenly and lasts 3 – 5 days
  • Febrile seizures may occur
  • Swelling of eyelids may occur
  • Rash usually develops as fever is resolving
  • Rosy – pink rash develops first on neck and chest, and then 
spreads to rest of the body
  • The spots (rash) turn white if you gently press on them and they 
may have a lighter color ring around them
  • Rash usually lasts 1 – 2 days 
Roseola occurs most commonly between the ages of 6 months and 2 years. It is rarely seen after 4 years of age.
  • An infected child is probably most contagious during the period of high fever, before a rash develops.

 

Treatment for Roseola in Kids

In most cases, roseola is a benign and self-limited disease. Treatment is supportive . Fever can be controlled with antipyretics (eg, acetaminophen ). The rash resolves without treatment.

Consult the doctors at SHAMMA Clinic to know more about roseola treatment for children. Book an appointment with our pediatrician today.

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