Control fever and relieve pain with over-the-counter paracetamol (Tylenol)
Control itching and reduce fever by taking lukewarm baths with added mineral salts or porridge
Talk to your doctor and discuss the use of a vaccination for preventing measles
Talk to your doctor about supplementing with vitamin A to help prevent measles complications and speed recovery
Visit your doctor to make sure your measles infection does not result in serious complications
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