Did your child come home with red cheeks for no apparent reason? Does it look like he was slapped? He could have fifth disease, a rash that starts out on the child’s face, as if he was slapped, and later spreads towards their arms, legs, and trunk. A few days later a fever and flu-like symptoms may occur. The good news, it often heals on it’s own, and you won’t have to punish anyone for misbehaving. If you have any concerns or want to learn more, read below.