Measles

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What is measles?

Measles is a viral illness that most commonly occurs in children. It may result in a blotchy-appearing red rash as well as symptoms such as fever, cough, sore throat, runny nose and red eyes. It is considered highly contagious and spreads through the air or through direct contact.

Common symptoms reported by people with measles

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Treatments taken by people with measles

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Compare treatments taken by people with measles

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Who has measles on PatientsLikeMe?



These charts show data from measles patients who have completed their condition history
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