Rubella, also known as German Measles is an infectious disease caused by Rubella virus. This virus usually infects the body through breathing, such as nose and throat. Children usually recover faster than adults. The virus is transmitted through the air.
Rubella is usually transmitted by mothers to their babies, so it is advisable to perform tests before pregnancy Rubella. Rubella virus-affected babies in the womb are at risk of disability.
Rubella, also called German measles or three-day measles, is a contagious viral infection of the skin. Rubella is not the same as measles (rubeola), though the two diseases do share some characteristics, including a red rash on the skin.
signs and symptoms of measles, especially among children, are often so small that it is difficult to understand. If signs and symptoms occur, they usually appear two to three weeks after exposure to the virus. Rubella usually lasts two to three days, the symptoms are as follows:
* Mild fever with a temperature of 38.9 degrees Celsius or lower
* Headache * Nasal congestion or runny nose
* Sore, red eyes
* pink rash that begins on the face of rapidly spread to his back and then arms and legs
* Sore joints, especially in young women
Treatment There is no treatment to shorten the rubella infection. Symptoms are usually very mild, usually not necessary. However, doctors often suggest to isolate the patient from others – especially pregnant women – during the period of infection.
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