Read about the symptoms of fifth disease, a contagious viral condition the rash, which often does not occur in adults, by seven to 10 days.
Some children with fifth disease may develop joint pain and swelling, but those symptoms don't last for long. Adults can also become infected with the virus and.
Some adults with fifth disease may only have painful joints, usually in the hands, feet, or knees, and no other symptoms. The joint pain usually lasts 1 to 3 weeks.
As with children, fifth disease in adults is almost always mild. Symptoms include joint pain and swelling. A mild rash might occur, but a.
Parvovirus infection has also been known as fifth disease because, the most prominent symptom of parvovirus infection in adults is joint.