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A 26-year-old female asked:

My son has hfmd at first it was around his mouth hands and feet and now it's all over his body!! what can i do? i'm very concerned.

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Dr. Arnold Malerman
Orthodontics 53 years experience
Viral: Call ur Pedeatrician or Ediatric Dental Specialist. HFMD is viral. Care is supportive not curative. Keep ur son well hydrated, give pediatric pain killer EXACTLY as recommended by MD/DO or DDS/DMD. Numbing mouth sprays or rinses may be helpful.
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Parkanswered
Pediatrics 50 years experience
Not unusual: Hand-foot-mouth disease often presents with rash on buttocks and groin as well as on hands and feet.

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Last updated Apr 29, 2015

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