Measles

What is Measles?

Measles is a very contagious infection that causes a rash all over the body.It is caused by a virus. The measles vaccine protects against the illness. This vaccine is part of the MMR (measles, mumps, and rubella) and MMRV (measles, mumps, rubella, and varicella [chickenpox]) vaccines.

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Could playing outside in birght sunlight the day before you break out with measles cause near sightness 5 years later? When I was 6 years old...

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no, playing out side doesn't cause myopia
measles cause vitA deficiency which inturn cause vision problems but not myopia
short sightedness is...

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Hi , My name is SKT 44 years old and I am suffering with measles and lots of itches problem in my penis and after 7-10 days it disappears also and...

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Hello,

Most probably it will be a simple superficial fungal infection. As a first line management, you can apply topical antibiotics like Mupirocin...

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Hi I am 7 weeks pregnant and my husband has been taken into hospitalo with measles and fluid on the lungs i had my MMR vaccine when i was a child,...

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As you are vaccinated no need to worry. Mmr vaccine give lifelong protection. As you wont get infection your baby will be safe. If your childs...

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