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How Long Does Koplik Spots Associated With Measles Last
Measles! : Koplik spots manifest 2-3 days before the measles rash itself. They are clustered white spots on the buccal mucosa opposite the lower 1st & 2nd molars & are pathognomonic for measles. Individuals of any age exposed to the child need to call their doctors. Also, notify the child's pediatrician & the County Health Department. See: www.cdc.gov/measles/ for potential complications. ...Read more
He had measles vac on 3 Oct. Started with rash/spots on tummy on 17 Oct. which still hasn’t cleared, no other symptoms. Should I be concerned?
Mgt: If he is otherwise well, it should clear up in the next one week or so. ...Read more
I have lupus, 3 days ago got very swollen with white under Lt side of tongue. Now have small red lesion spots on body, cause? Lupus? Measles?
Your symptoms are part of the multiplicity of symptoms that lupus can manifest. Talk to your doc and a rheumatologist . Take a look at this also:
http://www.healthline.com/health/lupus/effects-on-body ...Read more
Baby of 8months has a face rash(spots) for 2 days. Has a few random spots on thighs and under arms but not nearly as bad as her face. Had a slight temp 5days ago and chesty cough fpr about a week. Could this be measles?
Doubt it: An 8 mo would be covered with the rash and quite ill, to the point you went to the ER. This is likely one of many viral rashes it will have in childhood. ...Read more
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
Measles has a set of: Symptoms. Preceding the rash, as do many other viral illnesses. All are contagious. The measles & german measles viruses are shed before the rash breaks out, when parents can't know to keep their kids at home. Please complete your sons immunizations to keep him safe. ...Read more
My daughter woke up with red bumps on top of her hands and feet. Now spread to upper leg - looks like red spot with whitish halo. Not measles/pox look?
Your: daughter needs to see a doctor or you can consult a doctor on prime time showing all the lesions ...Read more
Typical symptoms: Within seven to 14 days after getting infected with the measles, the first symptoms will appear. The earliest symptoms feel like a cold or the flu, with a fever, cough, runny nose, and sore throat. Often the eyes get red and runny. Three to five days later, a red or reddish-brown rash forms and spreads down the body from head to foot. 2-3 days later you may start to see tiny spots inside the mouth ...Read more
Don't infect others: Stay home, rest, and do not infect your friend, coworkers, family and acquaintances. If you have deadly enemies you might want to visit them. ...Read more
Measles starts as red spots on the face then spreads to neck, torso, arms and legs. The red spots can coalesce into large areas of red.
Here is a helpful article about measles :
https://www.healthychildren.org/English/health-issues/vaccine-preventable-diseases/Pages/Measles.aspx ...Read more
Not really: Measles rash occurs after several days of high fever, runny nose, nasty conjunctivitis and often cough. It starts at the head and moves downward and is red and flat and often very expansive all over the body.. Hand foot and mouth usually is blistery and occurs on the hands, feet, mouth, and groin areas most commonly. ...Read more
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
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 ›
Until 4-5 yrs old: If your chilod had a MMR shot at age 12-15 months, then the next due will be at 4-5 years before he enters kindergarten. If he did not have yet, then i would give one right away, and the second one would be at 4-5 years. ...Read more
Baby 11months has rashes on her body. She has temperature. Could it be measles. How long. What precaution ?
My mother has measles now and is under medication.I have had an episode of measles last year. am I prone to getting it again because my proximity?
Measles: Once you have either red or German measles you should be immune. This can be determined by a blood test. If you and your Mom have the same type of measles you should be immune. That vaccine contains other components that you should be vaccinated for. All the best. ...Read more
I had a check up last saturday, and the doctor said I have a measles and he recommended me to take orpic(ciprofloxacin) ? What do you think?
Doesn't Sound Right: Measles is a viral infection, which would not be treated with an antibiotic (unless the lesions had a secondary infection). Talk to your doctor again. You may have misunderstood what he was telling you. If he insists that it is measles, get a second opinion. Measles can be dangerous, particularly to pregnant women. To be safe, avoid pregnant women until you are sure of what you have. ...Read more