Protect Your Child From Measles

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Offered by: Mackenzie Reshew, CPNP – Brighton Pediatrics, P.C. Recently, you may have seen news articles reporting increased cases and outbreaks of measles in the United States. Many parents may wonder what measles is and what can be done to protect their child from measles. Measles is a highly contagious viral illness, and infection typically… Read more »

Measles

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Offered by: Richard W. Martin, M.D. – Brighton Pediatrics Measles is one of the most contagious of all infectious diseases. Measles begins with runny nose, cough, red eyes, and fever followed by a bumpy red rash that starts on the face and spreads to the trunk and arms and legs. The measles virus can remain… Read more »

Measles in Colorado

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Offered by: Dr. Michele Tuepker, MD – Premier Pediatrics In early January, a case of measles was diagnosed in northeast Denver and the individual was hospitalized. Early signs of measles include fever ≥ 101 F, cough, runny nose, and red, irritated eyes. The measles rash happens 2-4 days after the initial signs, and usually begins… Read more »