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A 17-year-old female asked:

I have a fever, really sore blood shot eyes, runny nose, sneezing all day and general discomfort do you think i might be getting measles?

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Dr. Humberto Quintana
Psychiatry 45 years experience
No: Rubella (german measles) - symptoms typical symptoms of rubella are a mild rash , swollen and tender glands (especially behind the ear, at the back of the neck, and under the skull), and a slight fever. Also, some adolescent girls and adult women get joint pain (arthritis), especially in the small joints of the hands.

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