Can an infant catch scarlet fever?

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What is scarlet fever?

Scarlet fever is one step higher then a strep throat it can even kill you some of the problems you may have are - chills -neck swollen of a fever that goes up to 101, Scar

How do you get scarlet fever?

bacteria called erythrogenic exotoxin invade your body through breathing in air-borne droplets from an infected person's sneeze, direct contact with an infected person, or by

How do you catch Scarlet Fever?

Scarlet Fever spreads the same way most diseases spread, through sneezes and coughs, if you come in to contact with a person with the disease and they sneeze on you, you will

How can you get scarlet fever?

Scarlet fever is a disease caused by infection with the group A Streptococcus bacteria. The main risk factor is infection with the bacteria that causes strep throat. A histo

Do you get a fever with Scarlet fever?

It's not the "fever" part that gives Scarlet Fever it's name it's the rash and the red (scarlet) face that comes with it. Obviously you can have a fever with Scarlet fever...b
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What is a fever for an infant?

if they are hot, have a warm forehead, are sweaty or flushed. If your baby is younger than 3 months, call the doc right away if their rectal tempature is 100.4 f or higher. Fo
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Can you catch scarlet fever?

Yes. Scarlett fever is caused by the same bacteria that causes "Strep Throat". Most exposed people will either not get sick or, if they do, will get a sore throat.
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Why is scarlet fever called scarlet fever?

Scarlet Fever is named such because of it's most visible symptom, a distinctive red rash which begins on the neck and chest, then spreads to other areas on the body. Although