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post #61 of 267
NO ASPIRIN.

Dark/dim room due to sensitivity to light, lots of sleep and TONS of liquids (popsicles, soups, water,etc), daily dose of Vit A for about a week/half to 2 wks, Vit C (with bioflavinoids) and some people say to add Zinc

that's it!
post #62 of 267
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Originally Posted by attachedmamaof3 View Post
NO ASPIRIN.

Dark/dim room due to sensitivity to light, lots of sleep and TONS of liquids (popsicles, soups, water,etc), daily dose of Vit A for about a week/half to 2 wks, Vit C (with bioflavinoids) and some say add Zinc
but this is what it says all over my local mainstream health resources. I'm confused because people on this thread are saying that healthcare professionals and cargeivers these days don't know how to treat measles when they do arise.
post #63 of 267
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Originally Posted by mamajama View Post
but this is what it says all over my local mainstream health resources. I'm confused because people on this thread are saying that healthcare professionals and cargeivers these days don't know how to treat measles when they do arise.
So the doctors and nurses are giving out the same advice as this thread?
post #64 of 267
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So the doctors and nurses are giving out the same advice as this thread?
for treating measles? Yup.
post #65 of 267
1) I guarantee you that if you take a child to your dr. that has measles, they won't be telling you to take them home and put them in a dark room/give them Vit A.

2) We were talking about regular people knowing how to treat the measles. For example, people who vaccinate for measles and so assume their child won't get it, or people who routinely give tylenol for fevers, etc.
post #66 of 267
If you google measles treatment, Vit A is all over the place: AAP, webmd, etc.

I also do not know how to treat polio. so what?
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post #69 of 267
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Originally Posted by attachedmamaof3 View Post
1) I guarantee you that if you take a child to your dr. that has measles, they won't be telling you to take them home and put them in a dark room/give them Vit A.
why do you say this? I don't understand! I just called my dad (who is a western medical doctor) and asked what he would do for measles and he said:
no asprin (but tylenol or ibuprofin for comfort if desired)
dimly lit room
lots and lots of liquids
and often vitamin A supplements.

This is after I checked our provincial health guide which outlined the exact same regimen. Every single time my kids or I have suffered from some type of ailment, our doctor's advice (as well as various clinic doctors) has exactly echoed what's in the provincial health guide. (except, of course a few antibiotic-happy clinic docs although even their home treatment routines are the same aside from that). I'm just not sure of the point. It appears to me that mainstream cargeivers in general do know how to treat measles.

I also checked our federal guidelines which indicated the same.
post #70 of 267
Mamajama - part of the rationale for not vaxing includes the idea that it is treatable and the idea that western MDs do not understand this. What you are proving is that that is simply not true.
post #71 of 267
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Originally Posted by Emmeline II View Post
Do you have links for this as well? If there are truly a number with complications I wonder about the living conditions and medical care; measles is easily treated.
You're questioning the living conditions and medical care in Switzerland? :
post #72 of 267
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Originally Posted by cloak View Post
People back in the day did think measles was no big deal, just like my generation did with chicken pox. Vaccinating everyone for measles has actually made it a more severe disease in those most vulnerable. No one likes to mention that in the newspapers though.
http://insidevaccines.com/wordpress/?p=65
That link doesn't exactly prove anything. Older books are full of stories with people having measles and arising complications. It is closer to the truth that nearly everyone knew of someone who had a severe case with complications or even death.
post #73 of 267
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Originally Posted by Gitti View Post

No deaths. 95% were unvaccinated. Mostly kids from 5 - 9 yo.


http://www.spiegel.de/wissenschaft/m...499692,00.html


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It also says measles are a leading cause of death for children worldwide.
post #74 of 267
ACK! The computer just ate my reply.

Huggerwocky, no one is questioning Switzerland...she's asking about the children HERE who DP reported as having complications.

Mamajama- to summarize what I went into detail about in my "eaten" post... my choice not to vax has NOTHING to do with whether or not a doctor knows how to treat measles it has to do with the fact that I know how to treat measles....

I admit that I am very surprised that people (doctors) know how to treat measles...if that is the case, and they acknowledge that hospitalization is unecessary and at-home care is sufficient, then why is there all this hype? It is a straight-forward care regimen. Follow x,y,z watch out for any secondary issues.
post #75 of 267
xoxo
post #76 of 267
No one?

No one has a response for why your doctor would tell you to treat the LEADING cause of death in children worldwide at home??

Why the only advice would be to give Vit A and a dark room, etc?

If it's that simple...which you all said your doctors would tell you THUS MAKING MY POINT FOR ME...then why are you vaxxing for something that even your doctor knows can be safely treated IN YOUR OWN HOME?!?!?!

On that note, I'M going to bed.
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