How long are baby measles contagious?
Posted 4 years ago in Health & Wellness by BurgerHack


Typically, symptoms of measles do not appear until ten to twelve days after exposure. Measles in both children and adults is contagious for the four days before the telltale skin rash appears and remains contagious through the four days after it appears.
You can be confident that your baby is no longer contagious about a week after the rash has passed.

What is Measles

Measles is viral infection. It is highly contagious. It causes fever, cough, and a rash. It was once a common childhood illness. Measles is now seen less often in the US. This is due to the use of the measles vaccine.

Read More about Measles...
Learn what Measles is
What It Is
Learn the basics of this condition. Find out what you're dealing with.
Measles Causes
What causes Measles? Learn what the medical community has uncovered.
Measles Risk Factors
Risk Factors
Are you at risk of getting Measles? Inside you'll find known risk factors for the condition.
Measles Diagnosis
How will your doctor diagnose you with this condition? Learn about the tests, process, and more.
Measles Symptoms
What are the Measles symptoms? Are you showing any? Learn more today.
Measles Complications
Can this condition lead to other health problems? Learn more about the known complications.

Take Action
Screening for Measles
Learn more about the specific tests or exams given by your doctor to screen for Measles.
Measles Medications
What medications offer relief or help with this condition? Are there side effects? Risks? Learn more.
Measles Prevention
How can you prevent Measles? Read what the medical community suggests for prevention methods.
Measles Treatment
Can this condition be treated? What Measles treatment options are available?
Measles Care
Learn more about the day to day care of this condition. Changes to your activity, diet, exercise, and more.
Measles Doctors
Find a Doctor
Do you need to contact a doctor about Measles? Select a location to find a specialist in your area.

Powered By Yahoo! Answers