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Measles or rubeola is a viral infection of the respiratory system. Measles is a highly contagious disease that spreads through the saliva and mucus of the affected person. Measles virus can live on surfaces for hours. Symptoms are:
• Red eyes
• Sensitivity to light
• Muscle aches
• Runny nose
• White spots in mouth
• Sore throat
• Widespread rash
HOW IS MEASLES DIAGNOSED?
The doctor can confirm measles by examining the skin rash and checking for symptoms that are characteristic of the disease, such as white spots in the mouth, fever, cough, and sore throat. In case they doctor is unable to confirm a diagnosis based on observation, he may order a blood test to check for the measles virus.
HOW IS MEASLES TREATED?
There is no medication to treat measles but the virus goes away in two or three weeks. Acetaminophen may be recommended to relieve fever and muscle aches. Rest is needed to boost the immune system along with plenty of fluids.
DID YOU KNOW?
Ear infection, bronchitis and severe diarrhoea are common complications of Measles