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How can you tell the difference between shingles and german measles ?

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Dr. Mark Diamond
Pediatrics
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In brief: Different rashes

They have a different package of symptoms.
The simplest answer is that the rashes are not the same.Shingles generally is found in a more localized patch on the body with red bumps with blisters appearing. Rubella rash has an appearance more like prickly heat.Shingles rash may itch , burn or be painful. Rubella rash does not.Rubella may have fever and respiratory symptoms.

In brief: Different rashes

They have a different package of symptoms.
The simplest answer is that the rashes are not the same.Shingles generally is found in a more localized patch on the body with red bumps with blisters appearing. Rubella rash has an appearance more like prickly heat.Shingles rash may itch , burn or be painful. Rubella rash does not.Rubella may have fever and respiratory symptoms.
Dr. Mark Diamond
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