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A 27-year-old female asked:

I was diagnosed with hand foot mouth disease & i'm just wondering if i am able to cook for my family or if i shouldn't come in contact with their food?

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Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 56 years experience
Hand/Foot/Mouth dis: This enteroviral infection can be transmitted by the fecal oral route, so it would be better that you not cook for your family until this has completely resolved.

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Last updated Sep 28, 2016

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