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Measles

Also called: Morbilli, Rubeola

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No problem. Many times, a diagnosis of "measles" at age three may have been incorrect. Measles is relatively rare in the U.S., so unless...
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Many rashes look similar to measles, but a vaccinated child at age 12 months should not be contracting measles, unless there was a confirmed, direct...
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I have been in medicine for over 40 years and have never heard of the term "black measles", but there is a lay term for rubeola (the...
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Atypical measles occurs in people who received the killed measles vaccine (KMV; only used from 1963 until 1967) and who are exposed to wild-type...
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The only way to prevent measles is by receiving measles immunization: This is commonly given as a shot containing measles, mumps, and rubella vaccine...
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People who have been appropriately vaccinated (or who have had the disease) and who are exposed to a patient with measles do not need to do anything...
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Measles is a highly contagious viral disease that can kill you. Although an uncommon disease in the United States of America, in 2008, measles killed...
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There are a large number of infectious diseases and other conditions that can cause some of the symptoms of measles. These include, but are not...
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Measles is caused by the measles virus (a paramyxovirus).
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Measles is spread through droplet transmission from the nose, throat, and mouth of someone who is infected with the virus. These droplets are sprayed...
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Approximately 30% of cases of measles have an associated complication. These complications can include diarrhea (8%), ear infections (7%), pneumonia...
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Anyone who has had measles is believed to be immune for life. People who have received two doses of vaccine after their first birthday have a 98%...
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The following groups of people should not receive measles vaccinations: People who have suffered a severe allergic reaction to either the measles...
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The treatment of patients with measles is mostly focused upon symptom relief. Specific complications like pneumonia may require antibiotics. Patients...
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The typical time from exposure to a person infected with measles to development of the initial symptoms is 10-12 days (the range is seven to 21 days)...
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