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measles rash on head and neck

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
Dr. HECTOR Franco
46 years experience Dermatology
No : Measles tends to appear as small spots whereas the rash of erythema infectiosum characteristically appears as a solid redness on the cheek (slapped ch ... Read More
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
No: With measles there are discrete lesions. When slapped it can leave a pink, raised area of skin.

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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
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
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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A 33-year-old member asked:
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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A 46-year-old member asked:
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 1-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Allergic reaction: You should definitely go and see your doctor because a potentially deadly type of allergic reaction called Stevens-Johnson syndrome can occur with mea ... Read More
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Noel Shamley
Specializes in
Rates in children: Many rashes are thought to be measles and chickenpox but minor viral rashes .If you are not sure go and see your GP.If your child has a fever this sho ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
See your doctor: See your doctor about the possibility of scarlet fever. You will need a throat culture to verify a strep throat which is the cause of scarlet fever.Th ... Read More

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