A member asked:

Er doc said my 18mnth old has hand-foot-mouth disease but she has bumps around her mouth on hands and feet top and bottem on arms,legs,buttocks,scalp?

6 doctors weighed in across 2 answers
Dr. Steven Warren answered

Specializes in Family Medicine

Can happen: sometimes the viral infection will go to different areas of the body If you baby gets sicker or the blisters bumps get worse or bigger please see provider for additional treatments

Answered 8/15/2014


Dr. Lori Semel answered

Specializes in Pediatrics

Coxsackie: The coxsackie virus can take many forms and has many different strains. Not all limit the bumps to only hand foot and mouth. Lots of fluids and fever management is the best way to handle the virus.

Answered 11/28/2017



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