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Dr. Steven Griggs
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Measles (Definition)

Also known as rubeola, this is a formerly common childhood viral infection that causes a fever with cough, runny nose, red eyes, and a characteristic red rash. Rare complications include pneumonia and encephalitis. The ...Read more


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Why is rubella called "german measles"?

Why is rubella called "german measles"?

First description: Rubella is a viral illness that was first described by german physicians in the middle of the 18th century. It became known as german measles because of where it was first described, and because the rash it produces is similar in appearance to the rash of measles or rubeola. ...Read more

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Are measles and german measles the same?

Amanda Xi Dr. Xi
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Are measles and german measles the same?

No: Measles (also known as rubeola) is caused by a completely different virus from german measles (also known as rubella), but you can prevent being infected by both viruses by getting the MMR (mumps, measles, rubella) vaccination. ...Read more

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What are the first symptoms of german measles? Why is it called german?

German Measles: Three German physicians were involved with the description - confirmation / discovery of Rubella. Friedrich Hoffmann (1740), De Bergen (1752) & Orlow in 1758. This led to the name “German Measles”. Measles can present like the flu with a pink rash. ...Read more

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Mild fever is early sympton of hiv?

Mild fever is early sympton of hiv?

HIV: Some patients with acute onset of symptoms in early HIV infection will have fever, but this is not an invariable finding. ...Read more

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Is vomiting a symptom of chickenpox?

Is vomiting a symptom of chickenpox?

Can occur: Greetings.Chickenpox can be associated with many symptoms to include cold-like or gastrointestinal symptoms. Vomiting can be a sign of a serious complication of chickenpox so if you or someone you know has chickenpox with vomiting, they should be seen by a doctor promptly. If a chickenpox rash is not present, then something else is causing the vomiting and should be assessed as well. Best regards. ...Read more

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Is fever typical with rubella?

Is fever typical with rubella?

Yes: Fever is common in rubella, especially in children. It is usually mild and lasts only a couple of days. ...Read more

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Primary symptoms of typhoid , measeles, influenza.

Primary symptoms of typhoid , measeles, influenza.

Way too much for 400: Characters or less. Check these sites. Measles: http://www.Nlm.Nih.Gov/medlineplus/measles.Html. Thphoid: http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pubmedhealth/pmh0002308/. Influenza: http://www.Nlm.Nih.Gov/medlineplus/flu.Html. Seek medical care if you are trying to diagnose your symptoms. ...Read more

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Flu like symptoms after flu vaccine. Is this contagious?

Flu like symptoms after flu vaccine. Is this contagious?

Depends: If you had the nasal product this is a living virus and you could pass the "vaccine strain" to others.This might produce mild or no symptoms if passed. There is no way that you get or pass the injectable flu vaccine.It is a dead virus.If you had symptoms it is due to a reaction to getting the vaccine, not a flu. ...Read more

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In the mosquito borne illnesses (dengue, chikungunya, zika), what is usually the first symptom? Is it always sudden onset high fever, or rash?

In the mosquito borne illnesses (dengue, chikungunya, zika), what is usually the first symptom? Is it always sudden onset high fever, or rash?

Not identical: Zika often begins wi a headache. Chikungunya has abrupt onset of fever wi joint pain. Dengue often begins suddenly wi fever, headache, pain behind eyes, chills, joint & muscle pain. http://www.denguevirusnet.com/signs-a-symptoms.html compares symptoms of Dengue, Zika & Chikungunya ...Read more

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Does the immunity vaccines get towards measles also count for german measles?

Separate diseases: Measles vaccine addresses the measles which is a very harsh illness in kids.German measles is a different germ & actually a much milder disease in kids, but a devastating cause of miscarriage, birth defects, blindness & mental deficiency in babies who get it in the womb. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of german measles in baby?

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. ...Read more

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Is rash after fever in adults something serious?

Is rash after fever in adults something serious?

Perhaps: A viral infection may be associated with a rash but certain types of rash can be serious. ...Read more

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Is nasal/head congestion common in rabies prodrome? Internet lists many cold/flu-like symptoms in prodrome, but no mention of runny/stuffy nose/sneeze

Is nasal/head congestion common in rabies prodrome? Internet lists many cold/flu-like symptoms in prodrome, but no mention of runny/stuffy nose/sneeze

The prodrome: symptoms are very nonspecific. More importantly, if you were bitten by an animal recently, and you are having symptoms, seek medical attention ASAP. ...Read more

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Is severe exhaustion common in west nile patients?

Is severe exhaustion common in west nile patients?

It may occur: Most people infected with west nile virus have no symptoms but the minority who develop neurological infection and inflammation will commonly report body aches and exhaustion that go on for weeks to months after the infection. ...Read more

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With bacterial meningitis is a high fever above 103 always present. Being flu season could sore/stiff neck+headache but no real fever just be the flu?

With bacterial meningitis is a high fever above 103 always present. Being flu season could sore/stiff neck+headache but no real fever just be the flu?

Possibly: It is possible that your symptoms are all related to the flu. With the flu, you can have headaches and body aches. But if your headache is severe and you have a stuff neck it would be good to get checked out. Meningitis is a serious infection, and it's not the kind of thing that you'd want to 'wait it out' with. ...Read more

Dr. Peter Bernstein
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Rubella (Definition)

An infectious disease caused by a virus. It is also known as German measles or three-day measles. Symptoms include an initial flu-like illness followed by a rash on the face that spreads to ...Read more


Dr. Heidi Fowler
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German Measles (Definition)

Another name for German ...Read more