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According to the Mayo Clinic, "Most people have antibodies to roseola by the time they're of school age, making them immune to a second infection."
In other words, yes, an older child or an adult can contract roseola, and it is possible to have a second infection.
Symptoms of roseloa are similar to many other viral infections, so please be sure to take your son to his pediatrician if his symptoms are bothersome or become worse.
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