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A 27-year-old male asked:

any recommendations for an ointment for hand foot and mouth rash on a 2 year old? she's energetic but a little uncomfortable with rash on arms/bottom

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Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Parkanswered
Pediatrics 50 years experience
No need: Blistery rash associated with hand-foot-mouth disease resolves spontaneously.
Dr. Nela Cordero
Pediatrics 54 years experience
HAND FOOT MOUTH D.: Hand, foot, mouth disease is caused by coxsackievirus a16 producing vesicular lesions.Treatment is symptomatic. Can you try hc 1 percent to help the discomfort? Hope she feels better. It usually last few days.

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Last updated Dec 7, 2012

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