Measles

Measles Treatment in Jumeirah, Dubai

Overview

Measles is one of the most contagious communicable diseases. It is caused by the measles virus and is a leading cause of vaccine- preventable deaths in children worldwide

 

Symptoms

Signs and symptoms of measles may include:

  • Fever, cough, runny nose, and watery inflamed eyes
  • Small red spots with white or bluish white centers in the mouth
  • Dusky red, blotchy rash that begins on the face and spreads all 
over the body

-Rash begins on 3rd to 7th day of illness and lasts 4 to 7 days

 

How is it spread?

Through the air by droplets that have been coughed, sneezed, or breathed by an infected person. The measles virus can
survive in small droplets in the air for several
hours. 
Through direct contact with nose and throat secretions of an infected person

 

Treatment for Hand Foot and Mouth Disease in Children

For most people, there is no specific treatment. Symptomatic treatment consists of:

  • Drink plenty of fluids.
  • Take acetaminophen to help with fever and aches.

Know more about measles treatment for children at SHAMMA Clinic. Book an appointment with our pediatrician today.

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