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How long does rash associated with hand foot mouth last

A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Podiatry 30 years experience
Approx 10 days: Give or take a few days.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Podiatry 30 years experience
About 10 days: This is the approximate life span of the illness.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Podiatry 30 years experience
Approx 10 days: Try gargling with listerine or chlorasceptic if painful.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Podiatry 30 years experience
Approx 10 days: You may want to use a rinse to gargle which may help speed the process i.E lies terrine mouth wash, or chlorasceptic if you have any discomfort.
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A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
Dermatology 48 years experience
No: Should resolve within a few days. However if it still persists revisit pediatrician to conform it is not unrelated problem such as molluscum contagios... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Patterson
Pediatrics 34 years experience
Possibly: Hand-foot-mouth disease is a common viral infection which leads to blisters or red spots on the palms, soles of the feet, and in the mouth. It can be ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Windisch
Pediatrics 27 years experience
1-2 wks: Usually the rash is gone within 14 days.
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. LUIS IRIZARRY
A Verified Doctoranswered
30 years experience
HFB ds: Sometime we call it hand-foot-butt disease. It may afftect the buttucks area as well. I'm not quit sure about the anus per se (but it is close enough)... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
Not really: Measles rash occurs after several days of high fever, runny nose, nasty conjunctivitis and often cough. It starts at the head and moves downward and i... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Axel Martinez-Irizarry
Family Medicine 19 years experience
HFMD: If your child has hand, foot, and mouth disease, keep him or her away from other people during the first week of the illness. Hand, foot, and mouth d... Read More
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