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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

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Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
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Rubella: Rubella is the virus causing the "german" measles, sometimes called the "three day" measles. It can cause serious problems for an unborn baby (congeni ... Read More
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Dr. Luis Villaplana
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AKA 3 DAY MEASLES: Is transmitted via coughing or sneezing, it is not the same disease as measles. Common symptoms may be so mild that they may go unnoticed. When sympto ... Read More
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Dr. Mandakini Patel
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Rubella: Rubella is also known as german measles. Child can have fever, rash, irritability, decreased appetite, lymph node enlargement, etc. Any rash with feve ... Read More
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Dr. Noel Alonso
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Non-specific: German measles (rubella) in adults and older children is usually a self limited illness characterized by "flu"-like symptoms (i.S. Fever, coughing, a ... Read More
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Dr. Larry Lutwick
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No: There is only one serotype of rubella so one can only get it once if not immunized.
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Dr. Mark Diamond
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Yes: German measles or rubella is not the same infection as measles or rubeola. Other than a similar appearing rash, they have different constellation of s ... Read More
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Dr. Ed Friedlander
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There are none: German measles (rubella) is often never even noticed and at worst produces an uncomfortable arthritis and mild viral-type illness. However, the great ... Read More
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Dr. Alfredo Garcia
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Rubeola or rubella: Please do not confuse measles, also called rubeola, with german measles whose other name is rubella. Both illnesses are caused by different viruses. ... Read More
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Dr. Christine Hom
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Rubella: Another name for German measles, different from measles.
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