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What are the tests for hand foot mouth disease?

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Dr. Mark Patterson answered

Specializes in 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. Here is a link to the centers for disease control article about the disease. http://www.cdc.gov/hand-foot-mouth/index.html.

Answered 11/28/2017

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