8 doctors weighed in:
What to do for measles?
8 doctors weighed in

Dr. Francine Yep
Family Medicine
4 doctors agree
In brief: Tender loving care
There is no cure for measles [virus is too smart for us].
Do things to make yourself feel better while you wait for your body to kick out the virus. Take Acetaminophen or Ibuprofen for fever or muscle aches. No aspirin! call your doc [especially for babies]. Watch out for: ear pain, croup, diarrhea, severe cough/shortness of breath [pneumonia], lethargy/confusion [big deal brain infection].

In brief: Tender loving care
There is no cure for measles [virus is too smart for us].
Do things to make yourself feel better while you wait for your body to kick out the virus. Take Acetaminophen or Ibuprofen for fever or muscle aches. No aspirin! call your doc [especially for babies]. Watch out for: ear pain, croup, diarrhea, severe cough/shortness of breath [pneumonia], lethargy/confusion [big deal brain infection].
Dr. Francine Yep
Dr. Francine Yep
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Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Supportive Therapy
There is no drug or antibiotic which will get rid of Measles Virus The treatment is supportive with isolation,fluids,fever reducers,and if there are complications like Otitis Media or Pnumonia treat with appropriate antibiotics.
Humidifier to relieve cough and congestion may help

In brief: Supportive Therapy
There is no drug or antibiotic which will get rid of Measles Virus The treatment is supportive with isolation,fluids,fever reducers,and if there are complications like Otitis Media or Pnumonia treat with appropriate antibiotics.
Humidifier to relieve cough and congestion may help
Dr. Yash Khanna
Dr. Yash Khanna
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Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
ALL CHILDREN SHOULD GET IMMUNIZED. FAILURE TO IMMUNIZE YOUR CHILDREN IS A FORM OF CHILD ABUSE AND AN EVIL, ANTISOCIAL, LOATHSOME BEHAVIOR.
Dr. Mark Diamond
Pediatrics
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Not Much
A viral disease, currently with no medical cure.
Only help for severe symptoms such as pneumonia or encephalitis. It is a deadly disease which is why immunizing is the best treatment, for prevention.

In brief: Not Much
A viral disease, currently with no medical cure.
Only help for severe symptoms such as pneumonia or encephalitis. It is a deadly disease which is why immunizing is the best treatment, for prevention.
Dr. Mark Diamond
Dr. Mark Diamond
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