Related Conditions

Chickenpox

Chickenpox is a common childhood disease. It causes an itchy, blistering rash and is easily spread to others.

Measles

Measles, also known as rubeola, is a very contagious viral illness. It has a distinct rash and a fever. It is usually spread through direct contact with droplets from coughs or sneezes from a person with measles.

Mononucleosis

Mononucleosis (also called mono) is a contagious viral infection usually spread by contact with saliva - often by kissing - which usually causes mild flu-like symptoms. Early symptoms include headache, nausea, tiredness and general muscle aching. This is followed by sore throat and fever.