Rubella is a viral illness with noticeable splotchy skin rash, light fever, and swelling of the lymph nodes in the throat. It is usually a mild condition that gets better in 7 to 10 days without treatment. A vaccination against rubella is available.
Rubella is a viral infection that is very contagious and it is characterized by a red rash. The disease is also known as three-day measles or German measles. However, rubella is different from rubeola or measles, even if some characteristics such as the red rash are similar for the two diseases. Still, rubella is triggered by another virus and it is not severe or infectious, unlike measles.
The patient usually shows signs of a fever follow by a splotchy skin rash that usually lasts 3 days and begins behind the ears. Additionally, swelling of the lymph nodes in the throat occurs. Rubella can be very dangerous for those who are pregnant. Pregnant women should have extra care to prevent contact with affected people, rubella can seriously harm the embryo. It’s important, before becoming pregnant, to check the vaccination status.
There is no actual treatment for rubella, but a vaccine has been developed to protect from the disease. There are two required vaccinations: the first is given at 12 months of age and the second between the 15th and 24th months. It’s a combination of vaccines that covers measles, mumps, and rubella (MMR).
Several years of work in academia, medical practice and finally commercialization make it possible to provide an end-to-end process to help users to “find the appropriate medical help based on their present symptoms”. Below you will find a short explanation, showing you which part of the platform will help you best in finding the appropriate medical support.
Proceed as follows to enter your current symptoms.
Click on the appropriate body part on the picture. Select one/multiple symptoms corresponding to your complaint.
You can also add symptoms by typing your medical complaint in the search box and selecting the best matching suggestion.
Note: Your information will be kept anonymously.
Once you have selected all applicable symptoms, click the “analyze disease pattern”-button.
Accordingly, you will get a list of possible diseases and matching doctor categories who can further help you.
You can inform yourself about the possible diseases by reading the related information. But you can also return to the previous step and add more symptoms or delete already added ones to further narrow down your disease pattern.
Click on the desired doctor category to find a doctor who can help you.
If you are logged in with your profile, you will be displayed the appropriate doctors in your area. Otherwise you can enter an address in the “address” field and you will be displayed a doctor’s list around that specified address.
You will receive further information about the displayed doctors when you press on “details”.
Online bookable doctors in your area will be indicated with the notation “Book appointment” or “Book externally”, additionally they will be displayed on top of the list for your convenience.
Click on “Book appointment” to start the online appointment booking process with the desired doctor.
Please select an available appointment. “Green“ appointments are booked directly. “Red“ appointments need to be confirmed by the doctor.
Enter your general personal and health information.
Enter your present medical symptoms.
Enter your mobile phone number to identify yourself and you can finalize the appointment booking.
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