Wow! My DS has roseola right now. It's not fun. On top of having a yucky head cold, he experienced the high fevers, lethary, loss of appetite and the spots. I think he had an extreme case as we thought it might even be chicken pox. All I know is that the ped told me it is contagious in children under 2. It's no fun, that is for sure and I would do anything to have prevented this. The ped (not our usual, BTW) acted like it was no big deal and that he'd be fine. Sure, that's true, he seems to be getting better BUT.....he's been up every night since last week, and has been out of sorts in a big way. If you're on bed rest, it will suck. And FWIW, my DS isn't in daycare - evidently it's highly contagious with an incubation period of about 10 days. I think he picked it up at Target or the mall, to be honest.