Measles

Overview

Measles is a viral infection. It can be serious for small children.

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Symptoms

Symptoms appear 10 to 14 days after exposure. They include cough, runny nose, inflamed eyes, sore throat, fever, and a red, blotchy skin rash.

Treatments

Over-the-counter fever reducers or vitamin A may help.

Last Updated Jun 13, 2017


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