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How Long Does Rash Associated With Measles Last
Baby 11months has rashes on her body. She has temperature. Could it be measles. How long. What precaution ?
Should I take my child to the doctor if I suspect German measles? He is 18months old. Fever only lasted one night and rash started yesterday.
Cold & flu symptoms then face & body red rash. Not raised flat.Don't recall a fever but did notice sweating last few nights but cool to touch.Measles?
Two: A diffuse macularpapular discrete rash covering the trunk and spreading centripetally to extremities, usually lasting 3-5 days. There is a second rash that occurs 20% of the time inside the oral cavity called an enanthem. This is forchheimer sign. Also, lymph nodes are swollen behind ears. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My kid got high fever followed by rashes like measles with brown vesicles extensively. What could be that? Is that contagious?
Call doc or ER: You do not say how old your kid is, or if any other symptoms. I am concerned when you say brown vesicles all over. If an google image search of chicken pox does not show you an almost exact similarity, then this could be very serious. Call his doctor right now or go to the ER. Best of luck! ...Read more
My 10mon old daughter having high fever just after the measles vaccine,also having rashes.Its 3rd day of her having fever. Stomach upset too.help fast?
Measles vaccine: It is relatively common after receiving measles vaccine to have fever that will last 3-5 days. The area where the measles vaccine is given is painful. Take pain medication like Ibuprofen may help to alleviate some or most of the pain. The stomach upset could related to the pain. If it persists, check with your physician to make sure. ...Read more
5 years old is having red itchy rashes on neck , itching on back , ears and face,swelling on face.Fever 100.Skin is rough.Is it strep throat/measles?
Needs to be seen: Cannot be diagnosed on this platform with this limited information, which indicate need for medical attention, kindly take your child to the pediatrician, wish you both wellness ...Read more
Can measles be reactivated in an adult if other medical conditions are underlying and, if so, would it always present with rash?
7 f rash on body with fever102.5 goes up and to 99 . Since Monday . Tested for measles neg . Do I let it work it way out. Been two 4 drs already?
Very challenging...: Rash + Fever in adult patients can be due to any number of things and it is essential to know where the rash initially appeared on the body and how it looks. Causes could include bacteria, viruses, medications, auto-immune disease, and the list goes on. Evaluation should include thorough history and physical and sometimes lab testing. For a good review: http://www.aafp.org/afp/2000/0815/p804.html ...Read more
Measles (rubeola): 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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Rash is fever free: A common everyday rash is not accompanied by fever, whereas german measle rash and fever appear simultaneously. ...Read more
Husband has rash over entire body. He has no fever, good appetite,looks like measles but does not have symptoms. ?
Skin rash: Sight unseen, it is difficult to give you a definitive diagnosis. See your doctor for an accurate diagnosis ...Read more
I think I was around a colleague in office today who might have measles. He has a rash and fever. What are the chances that I could get it too.
If he truly has ...: ...the measles, the chances you will get it are very high if you have not been vaccinated. It is VERY contagious. But even though we have heard a lot about measles lately, at least here in the US, most people around the world have been vaccinated. Many other, usually viral, diseases cause a rash and fever. Wash your hands, practice sensible hygiene, and find out what he had if you can! Stay well! ...Read more
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