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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pierrette Mimi Poinsett
38 years experience Pediatrics
Measles (rubeola): Measles starts as red spots on the face then spreads to neck, torso, arms and legs. The red spots can coalesce into large areas of red. Here is a he ... Read More

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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
Google it: Truly a picture is worth a thousand words and google images has some great pictures. http://dermatology.about.com/od/infectionvirus/ig/measles/ he ... Read More
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Measles rash: The measles rash is red or reddish-brown in color. It starts on the face and works its way down the body over a few days. Eventually, it will cover th ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Fisher
32 years experience Dermatology
Measles: Measles signs and symptoms appear seven to 14 days after exposure to the virus. Signs and symptoms of measles typically include:fever, dry cough, runn ... Read More
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Typical symptoms: Within seven to 14 days after getting infected with the measles, the first symptoms will appear. The earliest symptoms feel like a cold or the flu, wi ... Read More
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Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Don't infect others: Stay home, rest, and do not infect your friend, coworkers, family and acquaintances. If you have deadly enemies you might want to visit them.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Diamond
46 years experience Pediatrics
Pricky Heat: Prickly heat. Or pink/red dots like a marker dot all over the body. There a number of infections that can have similar rashes. Measles has other sympt ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
35 years experience 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 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
Not really: Measles rash occurs after several days of high fever, runny nose, nasty conjunctivitis and often cough. It starts at the head and moves downward and i ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pierrette Mimi Poinsett
38 years experience Pediatrics
Koplik spots: Are small white spots with red rings on the inside of the mouth that precede a measles (rubeola) rash.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Johanna Fricke
50 years experience Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
Measles! : Koplik spots manifest 2-3 days before the measles rash itself. They are clustered white spots on the buccal mucosa opposite the lower 1st & 2nd m ... Read More
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Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
28 years experience Pediatrics
See Below: Koplik spots are not a sign of thrush.

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