Health Tip: Don't Ignore Symptoms of Measles12/09/10
(HealthDay News) -- Measles is a very contagious viral illness
that can lead to serious complications, including inflammation of
the brain (encephalitis), and respiratory or ear infections.
Thanks to widespread vaccination, measles cases have dropped to
a sparse few in the United States and Canada, the U.S. National
Library of Medicine says.
Nonetheless, the NLM mentions these potential symptoms of
- Spotty rash that commonly starts three-to-five days after other
- Bloodshot eyes.
- Light sensitivity.
- Muscle pain.
- Eye redness.
- Runny nose.
- Sore throat.
- Small white spots in the mouth.
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