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amother




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Post  Thu, May 30 2019, 7:07 pm
According to the RCDOT As of May 28, 2019, there are 254 confirmed reported cases of measles in Rockland County. That is up 29 cases from last week. Why hasn't this ended yet?
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amother




Smokey
 

Post  Thu, May 30 2019, 7:23 pm
amother [ OP ] wrote:
According to the RCDOT As of May 28, 2019, there are 254 confirmed reported cases of measles in Rockland County. That is up 29 cases from last week. Why hasn't this ended yet?


A better question is can’t these measles threads stop? Please post them under any of the other 150 existing ones!!
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WhatFor




 
 
 
 

Post  Thu, May 30 2019, 7:29 pm
amother [ OP ] wrote:
According to the RCDOT As of May 28, 2019, there are 254 confirmed reported cases of measles in Rockland County. That is up 29 cases from last week. Why hasn't this ended yet?


Because it's highly contagious and not enough people in the community are vaccinated to prevent the spread. Next?
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amother




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Post  Thu, May 30 2019, 7:33 pm
amother [ OP ] wrote:
According to the RCDOT As of May 28, 2019, there are 254 confirmed reported cases of measles in Rockland County. That is up 29 cases from last week. Why hasn't this ended yet?

Because RCDOT is not telling you how many cases are active right now. Because my neighbor's DD had measles before Pesach and didn't go to the doctor. Now the kid has a rash. She called the doctor who was afraid it's measles. She told them the kid already had measles, this is not a measles rash. They asked her how she knew that that was measles and this is not. Once she explained (then fever, her other kids had it; now no fever, rash is raised), they allowed her to come into the office. Ergo, another reported measles case which is already long over. (PS it is now a poison ivy rash.)
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chestnut




 
 
 
 

Post  Thu, May 30 2019, 7:36 pm
It's now in staten island (few people) and Manhattan (1 person)
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gamzehyaavor




 
 
 
 

Post  Thu, May 30 2019, 8:59 pm
amother [ Gold ] wrote:
Because RCDOT is not telling you how many cases are active right now. Because my neighbor's DD had measles before Pesach and didn't go to the doctor. Now the kid has a rash. She called the doctor who was afraid it's measles. She told them the kid already had measles, this is not a measles rash. They asked her how she knew that that was measles and this is not. Once she explained (then fever, her other kids had it; now no fever, rash is raised), they allowed her to come into the office. Ergo, another reported measles case which is already long over. (PS it is now a poison ivy rash.)

Hmm. so poison ivy rash IS allowed to be treated by dr?
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yksraya




 
 
 
 

Post  Thu, May 30 2019, 9:01 pm
gamzehyaavor wrote:
Hmm. so poison ivy rash IS allowed to be treated by dr?

Lol! For poison ivy I would just use benadryl cream. Unless extremely severe.
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amother




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Post  Thu, May 30 2019, 9:02 pm
gamzehyaavor wrote:
Hmm. so poison ivy rash IS allowed to be treated by dr?

No, dopey. It needed a diagnosis.
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gamzehyaavor




 
 
 
 

Post  Thu, May 30 2019, 9:02 pm
yksraya wrote:
Lol! For poison ivy I would just use benadryl cream. Unless extremely severe.

And the oldie- cold calamine lotion (we keep it in the fridge)
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youngishbear




 
 
 
 

Post  Thu, May 30 2019, 9:03 pm
amother [ Gold ] wrote:
No, dopey. It needed a diagnosis.


Why? The keitel dreier was unavailable that day?
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gamzehyaavor




 
 
 
 

Post  Thu, May 30 2019, 9:04 pm
amother [ Gold ] wrote:
No, dopey. It needed a diagnosis.

I get that. but. you know what? I'll keep my comment to myself Silent
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amother




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Post  Thu, May 30 2019, 9:06 pm
youngishbear wrote:
Why? The keitel dreier was unavailable that day?

LOL.
When it was measles she knew what it was. A random rash all over the kid's face and she didn't know what it was. She thought it may be a strep rash. She needed the doctor to identify it, and then yes, she has her own methods of treatment.
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gamzehyaavor




 
 
 
 

Post  Thu, May 30 2019, 9:06 pm
youngishbear wrote:
Why? The keitel dreier was unavailable that day?

Ahhh! that definitely explains it all.
My sincere apologies for the misunderstanding and judgment casted...
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gamzehyaavor




 
 
 
 

Post  Thu, May 30 2019, 9:09 pm
yksraya wrote:
Lol! For poison ivy I would just use benadryl cream. Unless extremely severe.

come to think of it- how can you use benadryl? its so unsafe (sarcasm alert) you should use every essential oil & homeopathic drop available. so much more natural.
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