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Measles, or rubeola, is a viral infection of the respiratory system. Measles is a very contagious disease that can spread through contact with infected mucus and saliva. An infected person can release the infection into the air when they cough or sneeze. measles is probably best known for its full-body rash, the first symptoms of the infection are usually a hacking cough, runny nose, high fever, and red eyes. Children who get the disease also may have Koplik's spots, small red spots with blue-white centers that appear inside the mouth. Measles is highly contagious — 90% of people who haven't been vaccinated for measles will get it if they are near an infected person.
HOW IS MEASLES DIAGNOSED?
In addition to a thorough physical examination of the signs and symptoms of this disease a general physician could also recommend a blood test.
HOW IS MEASLES TREATED?
Treatment for measles includes complete rest because it is contagious along with avoiding exposure to others since the disease is highly contagious. Soothing ointments can be given. There are preventive vaccinations available for restricting the outbreak and intensity of measles, which are quite effective.
DID YOU KNOW?
Measles is an extremely contagious disease and is the leading cause of death among children according to a report by the World Health Organization.