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My 9 month old second cousin has measles <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/greensad.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="greensad"> He just got over pnemionia (sp?) poor baby! I am assuming he got it from daycare, I guess a child that was vaxed, shed it too him... As far as I know he is doing okay for now, he is hospitalized and running a very high fever. I told my mom it would probably be better for him to be at home getting treated homepathically b/c the meds are more harmful then the disease. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/img/vbsmilies/smilies/dizzy.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="Dizzy">:<br><br>
Please send your thoughts that he will get better soon!
 

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I agree, he would be much better off at home without the fever reducers and what not they will give him.<br><br>
Measles is not dangerous in an otherwise healthy child but this child just got over pneumonia and probably was on abx, so he is weakened and sickly still.<br><br>
Poor baby. I hope he does alright. Keep us posted.
 

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Not sure about shedding vaccine - sounds like the real thing to me. Which is lucky, but, unfortunately, a bit early and not in the best time after another illness. You're right about treatment, I hope he is better soon and out of hospital.<br><br>
I also hope the parents wouldn't give him MMR when he is 12 months!
 
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