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Measles is a highly infectious viral illness that can be very unpleasant and can sometimes lead to serious complications.
Symptoms of measles
The initial symptoms of measles usually appear around 10 days after you become infected and disappear about 7-10 days later.
Treating measles
There is no specific treatment for measles, but the condition usually improves without treatment within 7-10 days.
Complications of measles
Complications can develop from measles, some of which can be extremely serious.
Preventing measles
The best way to avoid catching measles is to have the measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) vaccine.
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