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Skin rash on cheeks and nose

This page contains some of the conditions that could be the cause of these symptoms, although it is not a complete list of possible conditions.

Conditions

Fifth Disease

Slapped cheek syndrome (also known as “fifth disease”) is a type of viral infection that is most common in children, although it can affect anyone of any age.

Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Skin rash
  • High temperature
  • Blocked nose
  • Skin rash on cheeks and nose
  • Runny nose

Our Health A-Z contains more information on Fifth Disease.

If you are worried about this condition you can try our free AI Symptom Checker here.

Rosacea

Rosacea is a common but poorly understood long-term (chronic) skin condition that mainly affects the face.

Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Skin rash on cheeks and nose
  • Flushing
  • Itchy rash
  • Swelling of the face
  • Dry skin

Our Health A-Z contains more information on Rosacea.

If you are worried about this condition you can try our free AI Symptom Checker here.

Important: If you have these symptoms, they may be unrelated to any of these conditions listed. If you are concerned about your symptoms then you should see a doctor.