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Might rubella (german measles) remain underlying in the skin after the infection has passed?

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Dr. Lucinda DeMarco
Pediatrics
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In brief: Rubella

No, you may be thinking of chicken pox, which lies dormant in the nerve root and comes out later in life as shingles.

In brief: Rubella

No, you may be thinking of chicken pox, which lies dormant in the nerve root and comes out later in life as shingles.
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