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German measles is a type of light measles and not very serious except for pregnant women, specially, if they are infected during the first 3 months of pregnancy.

Symptoms: It lasts for 3 to 4 days, a slight reddish rash occurs. Swelling/pain in lymphatic ganglions in head and nape of neck sometimes occurs, one week before a rash breaks out in the skin, fever and a slight discomfort occur too. Pregnant women should stay away from a person with German measles during the first three months of pregnancy.

Causes: A contagious virus which is transmitted by inhaling infected water droplets found in the air and saliva.Suggestion:

Vaccination against this disease during childhood is the adequate step for its prevention. An adult or child should stay in bed and drink green tea, which contains anti-oxidants. It is recommended to stimulate the immune system by taking Triple Guard Echinacea. It is suggested to vaccinate women against German measles no less than 6 months prior to getting married.

Warning! When German measles is contracted during the first 3 months of pregnancy it may be very dangerous for the child. You should be very cautious and see a physician.

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