Without the eye of a physician it can be difficult to guess the rash. But by the time we're adults we've seen a lot of rashes. Test your rash IQ this quiz about fifth disease, one of the most common rashes among kids and teens.
True or false: Fifth disease is caused by a fungal infection.
What virus causes fifth disease?
- human papillomavirus
In addition to fifth disease, what other names is parvovirus infection known as?
- cradle cap
- slapped cheek disease
- diaper rash
Which of the following is not a disease with traits similar to a parvovirus infection?
- Dukes' disease
- scarlet fever
How many people have had parvovirus infection?
- 10 to 20 percent
- 40 to 60 percent
- nearly 80 percent
Which is not a symptom of fifth disease?
- a red rash
- sore throat
- upset stomach
- all of these are symptoms
Why is fifth disease known as slapped cheek disease?
- because of its hallmark red rash on the buttocks
- because of its hallmark red rash on the cheeks
- because of its large red blotches on the inner lining of the cheeks
True or false: Fifth disease is contagious.
Which is not a treatment for fifth disease?
- pain relievers
Which is not a symptom of parvovirus infection in adults?
- a red rash
- sore joints
- pregnancy complications
- pus-filled blisters that crust over