Originally Posted by tuliptree
I took my youngest to the doctor, and it appears she has Fifth's Disease, which is actually a pretty mild virus, except she's gone and had some of the "rare" symptoms of horrible joint pain with it.
It's actually "Fifth Disease," for the five childhood viruses. IIRC the other four are measles, mumps, chicken pox and rubella. Apparently they didn't have a publicist to name the fifth one, hence the name.
Sorry she's got it so bad with the joint point.
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