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does topical anesthetic help with hand foot mouth disease

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Dr. Arnold Beresh
41 years experience Podiatry
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Dr. Jeffrey Kass
28 years experience Podiatry
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Newman
32 years experience Podiatry
Self-limiting: Usually it will go away on its own. Mouth blisters can be painful, making it difficult to eat or drink without pain. Make sure you stay hydrated and ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Larry Xanthopoulos
22 years experience Pediatrics
Self resolve: If it is hand foot and mouth disease it will self resolve but you can moisturize with a cream or ointment and that would be fine.
Dr. Steven Warren
9 years experience Family Medicine
Keep clean: hand-foot-mouth disease is a viral infection You keep it clean in order to prevent a secondary infection See provider for any complications or a pres ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
28 years experience Podiatry
Let it take : It's course. Make sure he is comfy. Not much to do to quicken the process.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Josephine Ruiz-healy
39 years experience Pediatrics
Different viruses: They are different diseases caused by different viruses. Chicken pox is caused by the varicella zoster virus, which also causes shingles in adults. T ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
36 years experience Pain Management
Nothing: It usually takes 3 to 6 days for a person to get symptoms of hand-foot-and-mouth disease after being exposed to the virus. If you got infected, there ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
25 years experience Pediatrics
HFM shedding: Hand Foot Mouth Disease is a viral infection which is most contagious during the period when the infected person feels most ill (5-10 days). Viral s ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerardo Guerra Bonilla
12 years experience Family Medicine
Hand-foot-mouth ds: Generally, a person with hand, foot, and mouth disease is most contagious during the first week of illness. People can sometimes be contagious for day ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park answered
50 years experience Pediatrics
Nothing to do: Blistery rash from hand, foot, mouth disease heals by itself.

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