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How can I manage my measles on a daily basis?

Dr. Jeanne Morrison, PhD
Family Practitioner

If you have measles, stay in contact with your doctor. Your doctor will want you to monitor yourself for any signs of worsening or secondary complications, like an ear infection or pneumonia. Rest at home and try to stay away from other people to prevent the spread of the virus. Drink lots of water to replace lost fluids. You may bring down your fever with acetaminophen or ibuprofen, but make sure to follow the drug's directions accordingly.

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