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How Long Does Cough Associated With Measles Last
Measles and cough: Cough, runny nose, fever, inflamed eyes and sore throat usually precede the onset of the rash. Cough and other symptoms generally lasts for 2 to 3 days although can continue with rash. A person with measles can spread the virus to others for about eight days, starting four days before the rash appears and ending when the rash has been present for four days. ...Read more
The cough reflex is a protective mechanism that uses muscles in your throat and chest to expel mucous and saliva that may contain pathogens that would otherwise possibly be inhaled via aerosol or to expel pathogens infecting the throat and respiratory system. Cough benefits the host by reducing load and benefits the pathogen which may then spread via aerosol. ...Read more
How can a differentiate a cold (cough, runny nose) and pinkeye in a 6mo from early measles symptoms? Baby doesn't have pinkeye anymore. I'm scared.
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
Pretty sure I've had measles shots, just in case, am I out of the woods if no fever,cough,runny nose,red eyes 15 days after very low risk exposure?
For How long does the Measles 's after vaccine fever last?My daughter had measles vaccine on 1 sept, she is having fever till then.Fever is above 100.
How long would the measles virus last in a doc's office after a measles patient visit? Is 9 days enough leeway to not come in contact with the virus?
Yes.: http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/mm6115a1.htm.Get a more detailed answer ›
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