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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Romano
9 years experience Internal Medicine
Rash: There is a lot more information needed to address your concern. An essential missing piece is what the rash looks like. You are best seeing a doctor i ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Not sure of meaning: Rubella is one of the classic childhood illnesses producing a rash, but having never heard the term "red measles family" it is difficult to comment on ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Yes: If by "red measles" you mean measles, there is no cross-immunity between german measles and measles.
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: These are two different diseases caused by very different viruses. Having German measles only gives you immunity to German measles.You can get immuni ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
44 years experience Dermatology
Different viruses: Rubeola or "red measles" is caused by the rubeola virus, and usually lasts about 14 days. Although most people recover without problems, rubeola can l ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: The red measles as a lay term has been applied to the regular measles which is in the mmr. Some occasionally call roseola a red measles but it is mor ... Read More
A 1-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Fever and Babies: This is not measles. But, it is life threatening and an emergency. And child under 2 years of age with a fever should be seen urgently by their physic ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. William Lages
68 years experience Rheumatology
Need exam: It will take a medical exam to clarify the type of lesions so see your Rheumatologist.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mario Hernandez
12 years experience Family Medicine
See pcp if not bette: Hard to tell could be many things. Monitor closely and if no resolution in next 4-5 days, fever, worsens see your pcp
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
32 years experience Dermatology
Drug Eruption: A drug rash may be either a side effect of a drug or an allergic reaction to a medication. While any medication may cause a drug rash, common culprits ... Read More
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A 9-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Maybe/not: Many viral illnesses finish up with a rash. She is old enough to have had 1-2 MMR vaccines that would make her immune, so unless you have more specifi ... Read More

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