Recognition of rubella in adults

The article was consulted professionally by Specialist Doctor II Huynh Thi Diem Thuy – Vaccine Consultant – Pediatrics – Newborn Department, Share99 Central Park International Health Hub. The doctor has more than 20 years of experience in the field of Pediatrics.

Rubella is a disease that can be suffered in both children and adults, especially those with a weakened immune system, living in epidemic areas or wet, rainy weather conditions. Signs of rubella in adults are quite easily recognizable, but are also easily confused with some other conditions.

1. Signs of rubella in adults

Rubella disease is less common in children but mainly in adults, before manifesting it as symptoms of rubella in adults, there is an incubation period of 12-23 days, then on the onsent with symptoms of mild fever, signs of wet eyes, cough, runny nose, liquid smoldering … almost unsym seeable. When the disease develops, the new manifestations are clear: Fatigue, mild fever, drooling, and most obviously a rash on the skin resembling measles.

Rubella symptoms in adults are characterized by scattered red dot nodules on the skin, which grow without rules and may experience joint pain. If the disease shows signs of remission, the patient will run out of fever, the rapid flight board is not as prescribed, leaving no traces on the skin, the lymph nodes return to normal later, usually after 1 week.

Children with rubella rarely lie down, children have symptoms of eye impulses, facial skin, large lymph nodes along the sides of the neck, no pain.

Rubella symptoms characterized by edous nodules on the skin

Rubella symptoms characterized by nodules on the skin

2. How dangerous is rubella in adults?

Common complications of Rubella in adults are:

  • Rubella complications during pregnancy are increasing the likelihood of childbirth with congenital malformations such as congenital heart diseases, small head diseases, mental retets, cataracts, deafness, long bone damage …
  • Pain and swelling in joints such as fingers, wrists or knees, especially in elderly women (accounting for 70%).
  • Complications of encephalitis, thrombolysis hemorrhage, neurological inflammation, causing fetal malformations in pregnant women.
  • Children with congenital Rubella syndrome are more likely to experience serious complications such as cerebral palsy, lung damage, blindness …

3. How to treat and prevent rubella in adults

Rubella does not currently have specialty medications, so each person needs to actively protect their health by taking precautions. Currently, the best way to prevent rubella in adults and young children is to get vaccinated against rubella at the appropriate age and time.

Currently, Share99 International Health Hub provides MSD (USA) MMR II & Diluent Inj 0.5ml vaccination service with effective rubella prevention effect for children from 12 months of age and adults.

Contraceptive injections are given in combination with oral contraceptive tablets

The best way to prevent rubella in adults and young children is to get vaccinated

The advantages of vaccination at Share99 International Health Hub include:

  • Vaccines are imported and stored in modern cold storage systems, with COLD chains meeting GSP standards, keeping the vaccine in the best condition to ensure quality.
  • A team of experienced, professional pediatric doctors and nurses, psychologically understand and apply effective pain relief during vaccination.
  • 100% of vaccination customers are monitored 30 minutes after vaccination and re-evaluated before leaving.
  • Be monitored before, during and after vaccination at Share99 Health System and always have emergency ekip ready to coordinate with the vaccination department to handle cases of anaphylalacticshock, respiratory failure – stop cyclic, ensure timely treatment, the right regimen when something happens.
  • Clients will be examined by specialists, fully screened for health and physical issues, advice on vaccines and vaccination regimens, how to monitor and care after vaccination before prescribing vaccinations according to the latest recommendations of the Ministry of Health / World Health Organization to ensure the best and safest effect. the most complete.
  • The vaccination room is airy, has a play area, helps to feel comfortable like walking around and has a good mentality before and after vaccination.
  • Customers will receive a reminder message before the date of vaccination and the baby's vaccination information will be synchronized with the national immunization information system.

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  • What is the incubation period for rubella?
  • Why is Rubella especially dangerous for pregnant women?

About: John Smith

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