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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Fever/spots/pain: Hfm varies more in intensity than anything. Some kids can have it & run a brief temperature & never show other symptoms. Some have fever, localized sp ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
CoxsachieA&EV 71/RA: It is a viral infection which affects children and presents as rashes on palms of hands and soles of both feet and buttocks, and lesions in and around ... Read More
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Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
36 years experience Pain Management
Hand, foot, & mouth: disease is a contagious viral illness that commonly affects infants and children caused by enterovirus. The disease usually doesn't need treatment.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Roth
32 years experience Dentistry
An illness: Hand-foot-and-mouth disease is an illness that causes sores in or on the mouth and on the hands, feet, and sometimes the buttocks and legs. The sores ... Read More
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Dr. Josephine Ruiz-healy
39 years experience Pediatrics
Viral disease: Hand, foot mouth disease is a common viral disease of childhood . It is characterized by mouth ulcers and sores as well as a palpable rash in palms an ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
A viral infection: Hand foot mouth disease (HFM) is usually from viruses such as Coxsackie virus. Children are the usual patients who get HFM disease, but their parents ... Read More
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Dr. Jeffrey Kass
28 years experience Podiatry
Time: Let it take it's course, it usually is over in about 10 days or so.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Troy Reyna
44 years experience Pediatric Surgery
Yes: It is more common that we think.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Bezack
18 years experience Pediatric Pulmonology
Yes: Children are more likely to get this, however, because they typically have closer contact with other kids and do not practice good hygiene such as han ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Patterson
32 years experience Pediatrics
Physical exam: Hand-foot-mouth disease is a very common viral illness, usually occurring in childhood. It is diagnosed by physical exam, not by laboratory studies. H ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
28 years experience Pediatrics
See below: Normally a fever, sore throat and a rash on the palms and soles.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lorry Melnick
45 years experience Podiatry
Self Limitingha: Hand foot and mouth disease is self limiting and will usually go away in 7- 10 days. More serious cases will need treatment by a physician.
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