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Childhood-diseases

Question
Posted by: cindy | 2007/08/23

Q.

measles vac

my duaghter had the measles vac 1 month ago and about 2 weeks ago she developed a rash on her back that seems to be moving to her front while at the sametime disappearing on the back. she has no fever and she is not itching. the rash is fine little pimples and the skin around it is red. is this an reaction to the vac and if it is how long does it last.

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

This has nothing to do with her measles immunisation. The rash sounds like a sweat rash or a reaction to synthetic materials such as acrylic clothing. Do not overdress her especially if your house is warm and you are using heaters.

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