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What are the symptoms of german measles in baby?

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Dr. Mandakini Patel
Pediatrics 41 years experience
Rubella: Rubella is also known as german measles. Child can have fever, rash, irritability, decreased appetite, lymph node enlargement, etc. Any rash with fever in a child should be evaluated by the doctor.

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A 30-year-old member asked:

What are some of the later symptoms of german measles?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
There are none: German measles (rubella) is often never even noticed and at worst produces an uncomfortable arthritis and mild viral-type illness. However, the great concern is permanent damage to the unborn child before 20 weeks. Before the vaccine, the effects were familiar to everyone -- these blind, deaf, brain-damaged &/or deformed children were common sights. Be grateful for immunization.
A 38-year-old member asked:

What other symptoms are caused by german measles?

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Dr. Noel Alonso
Pediatrics 23 years experience
Non-specific: German measles (rubella) in adults and older children is usually a self limited illness characterized by "flu"-like symptoms (i.S. Fever, coughing, a rash) and is usually short-lived. It can present as stillbirth or with serious birth defects if acquired transplacentally during the first trimester. It msy sldo give a rash.
A 45-year-old member asked:

What symptoms do you get from german measles?

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Dr. Luis Villaplana
Internal Medicine 35 years experience
AKA 3 DAY MEASLES: Is transmitted via coughing or sneezing, it is not the same disease as measles. Common symptoms may be so mild that they may go unnoticed. When symptoms are present, yhey typically consist of low grade fever, headache, runny or stuffy nose, irritated or swollen eyes, back of the neck gland swelling, behind ears or base of skull and joint pain. The most common symptom is a rash trunk to extremiti.

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