Huntington Beach, CA
A member asked about a male:
My son has the hand, foot and mouth virus. he has a large number of blisters on his face and hands. how can he relieve itching and prevent scars?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Pediatric Allergy and Asthma 37 years experience
Avoid scratching: Oatmeal baths are soothing and keeping his nails trim helps to avoid opening the blisters. Wearing socks or mittens at night is another approach.
The lesions should heal over the next two weeks. Watch for signs of oozing, redness and swelling. Please follow up with your Pediatrician.
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