If It’s Not the Flu, What Is It?

The mother of two young girls is worried about them catching fifth disease at school. She wants to know if it’s only contagious before the rash appears.

If you have a productive cough, you might have bronchitis, which is inflammation and mucus buildup in larger airways.

A mother is concerned because her daughter has recently had a fever and a rash. She thinks her daughter had roseola and is concerned that she could spread it when she returns to school. She wants to know if roseola is contagious, and if so, how she can...