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can a 10 year old have roseola and spread it to my 7 year old son if he already had it when he was 2?

By Anonymous April 9, 2011 - 5:34pm
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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.

Let us know if you have any additional questions!

April 10, 2011 - 7:47am
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