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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
The measles virus: This is one of many viral diseases that caused epidemics around the world and killed a significant percentage of its victims. It has been credited wit ... Read More

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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
35 years experience Pediatrics
Yes.: http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/mm6115a1.htm.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Bergman
41 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: Yes but in the 1890's more people died from the measles than in the 1990's due to improved medical care. Measles is not a good virus to catch so get v ... Read More
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Dr. Arthur Torre
51 years experience Pediatric Allergy and Asthma
A virus: Measles is a contagious disease cause by a virus.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alfredo Garcia
56 years experience Pediatrics
Measles: Measles is one of the most contagious infectious diseases in humans. Initial symptoms include fever, cough, runny, and conjunctivitis. After 2-4 days, ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
43 years experience Dermatology
Not sure: I'm not sure what you are asking.
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Francine Yep
31 years experience Family Medicine
Tender loving care: There is no cure for measles [virus is too smart for us]. Do things to make yourself feel better while you wait for your body to kick out the virus. T ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Comfort care: Measles is a viral illness common in unvaccinated populations. The illness runs thru its stages and recovery is generally complete. A portion will ha ... Read More
A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Francine Yep
31 years experience Family Medicine
Not vaccinated: You can get measles if you haven't been vaccinated against measles. The MMR [measles, mumps, rubella] vaccine gives you 95-98% protection after the 2n ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
? define measles ?: There are 2 separate infections commonly labeled measles and one often called baby measles. All are caused by different viruses that confer lifelong i ... Read More

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