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The treatment of measles

Nov 5th 2013 at 8:56 AM

Rash After this, the person usually feels better. The balls last about 5 days and at this stage, the fever persists can suspect that some complication. If this occurs, it should be made a doctor's appointment.
Moreover, there are other diseases that also cause the appearance of red spots on the skin, such as rubella, dengue fever, the rash and sudden scarlet, which can cause confusion in diagnosis.
It's important to know that the possibility of contagion exists since incubating up to about four days after the onset of the rash of the skin reddish balls.
If, during this period, the patient makes contact with children or adults who have not had the disease, there is a high chance that they will contract it. No complications, measles takes about a week to ten days, and all the symptoms disappear naturally.
What treatment of measles?
There is no specific treatment.
The person with measles should stay home, preferably in a low-light environment, as shall not tolerate light.
What can be done is to treat the other symptoms, i.e., fever control with warm baths or cold packs in the armpits, offering plenty of fluids and eating healthy, using humidifier or steam inhalation carry a pot with hot water, covering , in this procedure, the patient's head with a towel.
To ease the irritation, the eyes should be washed with boric acid solution or saline.
A person with measles should be fed normally, even if you have a fever or diarrhea. In the latter case, she should take ORS, not to become dehydrated. If there are complications such as ear pain, cough or severe headache, you should seek medical help.

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