A 6-year-old female asked:
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red spots on forehead. baby w/cough & runny nose on/off & pinkeye-like symptoms that went away in a day. is this measles?! scared. active no fever

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Dr. Katharine Cox
44 years experience Pediatric Emergency Medicine
No: Measles in addition to cold symptoms, presents with a high fever. The rash is mainly over the face and trunk. It lasts several days. Conjunctivitis is 1 of the symptoms but has many other causes. Is your baby old enough to immunize? All the best.
Answered on Feb 12, 2015

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