Measles are distinctive red spots and a rash which are highly contagious and occur mostly in children. The disease can cause symptoms such as body aches, red eyes, cough, fever runny nose and the distinctive dots and rash. Measles immunization is the best preventative treatment. Once infected, individuals should use bed rest, increased fluid intake, soothing lotions for treatment. Herbal medicines and homeopathy are also useful in treating measles.
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