Scarlet fever in adults contagious

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My son was diagnosed with infectious mono and scarlet fever at the hospital yesterday.. I have been caring for him the past two days. Can I get this from him or worry about carrying the infection.
The development of autoimmune conditions following Human Parvovirus B19 occurs in people of all ages and occurs more frequently in females. Autoimmune disease development is also known to occur in adults exposed to children with fifth disease. Human Parvovirus B19 Disease Human Parvovirus B19 was first identified in 1975. Since its identification, this viral agent has been recognized as the cause of “fifth disease” in children and adults.
MY Remotholigist said I tiped him off I told him about this and he said yes he agreed this was it and I was the only other case he has seen in his 12 years of pracice.I brought in pictures of my rash after a shower and fever and told him about the sore throat and stiff neck and i did havea higher set rate. Steroids are the only nasty med that helps but boy they make you moody and chubby but it so helps with pain and heart rate slows down and fevers .
My SIL and daughter came to see me on Thursday and he said he had a little rash (he is on testosterone so we thought it was reaction to that), then on Friday afternoon i see on his facebook wall he has been diagnosed with SCARLET FEVER, so i am think omg what the heck, am I going to get that now...... SCARLET FEVER blooming heck i thought that was over and done with years ago lol but apparently it has reared its ugly ahead again.
the cough is never in my chest, just in this location. I can press my finger on the area and cause myself to cough. If I am eating something (especially salty foods) and swallow, if a grain of food gets on the area I start to cough. If I lay on my right side and have sinus drainage, I cough.
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