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Dr. Sathish Adigopula
19 years experience in Pediatrics
Rubella: Reddish rash starting on the face and spreading to the rest of the trunk and arms. Disappears in 2-3 days, may have minimal pealing of skin during/a ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience in Pediatrics
Rash is fever free: A common everyday rash is not accompanied by fever, whereas german measle rash and fever appear simultaneously.
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience in Pediatrics
Yes: This is a rather mild disease whose most dramatic damage/effects are on unborn babies. If you are fever free (likely now) & feel well enough to ex ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
43 years experience in Dermatology
Yes.: German measles, or rubella, has become rare in the United States because of the availability of a very effective vaccine. Since it became available in ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amanda Xi
Dr. Amanda Xi answered
5 years experience in General Practice
No: Measles (also known as rubeola) is caused by a completely different virus from german measles (also known as rubella), but you can prevent being infec ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Bowers
32 years experience in Internal Medicine
First description: Rubella is a viral illness that was first described by german physicians in the middle of the 18th century. It became known as german measles because ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marilynn Frederiksen
46 years experience in Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Measles: Measles, or rubeola, is prevented by a vaccine given to children at about 18 months of age. German measles, or rubella, is also prevedted by a vaccine ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience in Pediatrics
Childhood vaccine: The MMR is collection of live weakened germs that make up one of the standard vacccines of childhood.It is generally given first at 1yo and repeated a ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
For some it is.: In article entitled: ' characteristics of the rash associated with west nile virus fever' - 33% of people with rashes described pruritus.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience in Pediatrics
Separate diseases: Measles vaccine addresses the measles which is a very harsh illness in kids.German measles is a different germ & actually a much milder disease in kid ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allen Fein
Specializes in Family Medicine
Shots? Infection?: I hope that you are writing about getting both the varicella (chicken pox) and MMR (measles, mumps, rubella) injections at the same time, which is cer ... Read More
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Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience in Infectious Disease
Unusual: Vesicular (blister-like) eruptions over the body without other lesions would be an extremely rare (if at all possible) allergic reaction to Amoxicilli ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bin Sung
Dr. Bin Sung answered
33 years experience in Pediatrics
Lifetime: As long as you live, the virus stays with you mostly in dormant stage and occasionally flares up.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience in Family Medicine
Measles vaccine was : Measle vaccine was invented in 1953 by john franklin enders, and jonas buttococking invented rubella vaccine in 1960s.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park answered
49 years experience in Pediatrics
Virus: Human herpes virus type 6 is most often the cause. Type 7 is infrequently involved as well.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Rash: About 20% of people who are infected w west nile virus may develop a rash. The rash is variable ; may be maculopapular or macular. An article entitled ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
34 years experience in Pediatrics
No.: First of all, the measles rash does not spare forehead and chin. Secondly, the measles rash comes in the middle of a violent illness with fever, cough ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Itchiness is: Inconsistent with dengue fever. In some cases it may itch.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park answered
49 years experience in Pediatrics
Not known yet: Chicken pox vaccine has been introduced for about 17 years. We have to wait and see.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience in Dermatology
West Nile virus: There have been reports of possible transmission of the virus from mother to child during pregnancy or breast feeding, but these have been rare and no ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Larry Lutwick
48 years experience in Infectious Disease
Cossert : Y. E. Cossert and colleagues first discovered the human parvovirus and published their work in the medical journal the lancet in 1975. The designation ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Francine Yep
30 years experience in Family Medicine
Virus: Measles is caused by a virus.
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Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience in Family Medicine
See your doctor: This is one of those problems where a visit to your doctor is necessary to figure out what's going on. Only after a thorough evaluation, including ex ... Read More

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