Measles is a highly contagious infection that affects people of all ages. It is caused by the measles virus and can be spread by an infected person coughing or sneezing within 12 days of onset of symptoms. Symptoms usually start 4 days after exposure and include fever, runny nose, cough, and red eyes. After about 5 days a rash appears on the face and then spreads to the rest of the body.


Measles is caused by a virus that spreads through the air when an infected person coughs or sneezes. Symptoms usually start 4 days to 8 days after exposure to the virus. According to the CDC, symptoms include fever, runny nose, cough, and red eyes followed by a rash that spreads all over the body. Treatment for measles includes rest, fluids and medicines to reduce fever.


Doctors may also prescribe an antiviral medication to reduce the severity of symptoms. The most common symptom of measles is a skin rash that begins at the back of the neck and spreads to cover the body. Other symptoms include fever, sore throat, runny nose, red eyes and white spots inside the mouth. New symptoms may develop as the disease progresses. If you suspect you have measles or have been exposed to it, contact your doctor immediately so they can assess your current symptoms and provide appropriate treatment for this highly contagious infection or disease.


The measles virus infection can be identified with a blood test or physical examination. A person's risk of contracting the disease depends on if they have already been vaccinated or had measles before. Symptoms of measles include fever, red skin rash, coughing, and kopliks spots. Treatment options include immune globulin and/or capture immunoglobulin to boost up your body's natural immunity against the virus. Immune globulins are antibodies that can be injected into your body to help fight off an infection from a virus like the measles virus and capture immunoglobulin helps reduce the amount of infectious viruses in your bloodstream so it is not passed on to other people.


Measles is a highly contagious illness, caused by an infectious viral illness called rubeola. It is spread through respiratory secretions and can cause a skin rash, fever, runny nose and coughing in infected children. Possible serious complications include damage to the respiratory system or even death. Treatment for measles usually involves supportive care such as rest and fluids to help relieve symptoms.


A person infected with measles will usually develop a high fever, hacking cough, runny nose, red eyes and throat secretions. These are the first symptoms of measles infection and they are usually followed by a rash. The virus is spread when an infected person coughs or sneezes droplets that contain the virus into the air. It can also be spread through contaminated nasal secretions and saliva.


Typical measles symptoms include a high fever, red eyes, and a cough. The first sign of measles is usually a runny nose, which appears 7 days after exposure to the virus. 12 days after exposure, a rash typically develops on the face and spreads over the rest of the body. The rash can last up to 7 days or longer and is itchy in some cases.