A 21-year-old female asked:
i am 24 weeks pregnant & i am immune to fifths disease, does that mean i am immune to the hand, foot, and mouth disease?
2 doctor answers • 10 doctors weighed in
Pediatrics 26 years experience
No: Different viruses.
Podiatry 25 years experience
See note: No. No one is immune to a virus of this nature since a vaccine is not available. It is very uncommon if your an adult and is usually only found in immunocompromised patients if so.
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