She also has a sand-papery rash on her cheeks. As far as I can tell it hasn't spread farther than that though. She's also incredibly fussy when she's awake. Like more fussy than I've ever seen her.
Because fever + rash requires a note to return to daycare (and because I'm a bit on the fence as to whether she needs to be seen), I called the pediatrician's office. They have this new "triaging" system where someone takes your call, and a nurse calls you back
You know? I really like our pediatrician a lot, but the rest of the office sucks. Every time this happens (and it's not the first time) I contemplate switching to private practice. And then I don't because I like our doctor, and I feel he's worth it.
Update: So we went to the dr, and he said that it looked like strep to him. So now we're on a 10 day course of amox. It was the combination of high fever, and sandpaper rash on the face which is not typical of parvovirus (though she did have a lacy rash on her trunk and extremities which is more typical of a virus). And yes, had it been Fifth's the rash on her face should have been more red. So I felt like I made a good call in taking her in! Here's hoping she feels better soon!