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“What are those red (or white or brown) spots on my child?” “Why does poison ivy (or oak or sumac) make us itch?” “How do I get rid of ringworm?” These are just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to the questions we all have about rashes. Rashes can give our kids (and us!) the itchy-scratchies and don’t always like to go away of their own accord. The one bit of information that seems to come easily is that rashes are no fun!

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Slap Cheek

My daughter has slap cheek and I've heard it isn't contagious, but her day care won't let her return as long as she has the rash. Who is right?
Hillsborough, California

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