Symptoms, which usually occur 8-12 days following exposure, include:
- Fever (often high)
- Runny nose
- Red eyes
- Hacking cough
- Sore throat
- Very small spots inside the mouth (2-4 days after initial symptoms)
Raised, itchy rash:
- Starts around the ears, face, and side of neck 3-5 days after initial symptoms appear
- Generally spreads to the arms, trunk, and legs over the next two days
- Lasts about 4-6 days
Full recovery, without scarring, generally takes 7-10 days from the onset of the rash.
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