A member asked:

Once a child has hand foot mouth disease, can they get it a second time or are they immune?

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Dr. James Ferguson answered

Specializes in Pediatrics

The hfm cluster of symptoms can come up with more than one enterovirus. They do develop immunity to the first germ, but another episode is possible by a different strain.

Answered Jun 22, 2017



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