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What are the dangers and long-term effects of measles (rubella)?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
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In brief: Depends

It is a rather minor illness in most.
Three days of fever and a rash.If you have it for the first time as an adult while pregnant, the fetus may become deaf, blind or develop life threatening complications.

In brief: Depends

It is a rather minor illness in most.
Three days of fever and a rash.If you have it for the first time as an adult while pregnant, the fetus may become deaf, blind or develop life threatening complications.
Dr. James Ferguson
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Dr. Cynthia Lu
General Practice

In brief: Depends on immunity

30% may have one or more of the following dangers: pneumonia, ear infection, or diarrhea.
Long term problem occurs if person ends up with encephalitis.

In brief: Depends on immunity

30% may have one or more of the following dangers: pneumonia, ear infection, or diarrhea.
Long term problem occurs if person ends up with encephalitis.
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