It is a viral,infectious disease with symptoms of acute coryza,watering of eyes,sore throat,cough etc.,chilly feeling,fever and rash.As the rash appears the fever may rise upto 105 degree F with Lachrymation and photophobia.The symptoms may last for 4 - 8 days.Pneumonia and capillary bronchitis may occur if the case is not managed properly.

Symptoms/Problems Remedy Frequency(Doses)
Prophylactic remedy Morbillinum 200 10 min(3)
High fever with catarrh;conjunctiva red;dry cough;rash with burning.restlessness and anxiety Aconite 30 or 200 3 hourly
Profuse lachrymation;thirstlessness with dryness of mouth;better in open cold air Pulsatilla 30 or 200 4 hourly(3)
Fever with restlessness;triangular tip of tongue red;better by movements Rhus tox.30 or 200 4 hourly
Rattling in the chest,dypsnoea,loose cough with difficult expectoration;tongue whitish coated Antim-tart.30 or 200 10 min(3)
Rash bright red;skin hot and dry;congestion and rush of blood towards head;sore throat Belladonna 30 3 hourly
Dry,hard cough with stitching pain in chest.Drowzy,mild delirium;tongue coated,lips dry;stools constipated.Thirst for large quantites of water;worse by movements Bryonia 30 or 200 4 hourly(3)
High fever;kicks the covering;eyes sore,tearful and irritable;loss of thirst and better by cold Apis mel.30 or 200 4 hourly(3)
Hot,burning tears from eyes with photophobia;bland discharge from nose and throbbing headache Euphrasia 30 4 hourly
Chill and heat alternate;restlessness;drowzy and stupid;better passing urine Gelsemium 30 4 hourly
Croupy cough with rattling in the chest.Oversensitive to touch,cold,air etc. Hepar sulph.30 or 200 3 hourly
Measles with purulent,stringy,ropy discharge from eyes and ears Kali bich.30 4 hourly
Exhaustive,dry cough with desire to vomit.Tightness in chest cannot lie on left side;craves for icy,cold drinks Phosphorus 30 or 200 4 hourly(3)