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How is rubella treated?

There is no specific treatment for rubella. Treating a rubella patient focuses on relieving some of the symptoms while the patient's immune system handles the disease. Some measures that can be taken to ease the symptoms are rest, medicines to reduce fever and drinking plenty of fluids to prevent dehydration.

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Author: Dr Idan Ben-Barak PhD, MSc, BSc (Med)
First answered: 19 Sep 2014
Last reviewed: 17 Oct 2018
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Category: Measles


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