What are the symptoms of measles?
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Pediatric Allergy and Asthma 51 years experience
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Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Fever, rash and more: Most commonly the measles virus causes fever, runny nose, cough, "pink eye'" and a raised, red rash all over the body. Koplik spots may be seen, a very specific rash found inside the mouth. In addition, serious respiratory and neurologic complications may occur. Children should get one dose of measles vaccine at 12-15 months of age and a booster at 4-6 years of age to be fully protected.
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Pediatrics 27 years experience
Fever, rash, cough: Measles is a severe illness. Affected people act quite ill, with high fevers, a rash, and often a very severe cough. The eyes may also be bright red.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
What are the later symptoms of measles?
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Infectious Disease 49 years experience
Measles: During the illness, encephalitis and pneumonia. Years later, a rare illness known as subacute sclerosing panencephalitis.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
What are the signs and symptoms of measles?
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Family Medicine 57 years experience
Fever/Cough/cough/ru: The signs and symptoms of Measles
It starts with high fever,runnu nose and cough and red watery eyes
Two or three days later tiny white spots called Koplik Spots appear inside the mouth
3TO5 5 days after the symptoms start Rash begins like red spots on face and spreads to trunk,neck arms and legs and fever may get higher to 104 degree farenheight
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A 21-year-old member asked:
What to do for measles?
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Family Medicine 31 years experience
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