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How do you treat hand foot and mouth desease in a toddler? (21 months) i was given vari miconazole oral gel by the pharmacy, is that ok?

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Dr. Pierrette Mimi Poinsett
Pediatrics 38 years experience
Hand foot mouth: Hand foot mouth disease is caused by a virus. Antifungal gel such as miconazole will not change the course of the illness. It is self limiting and will resolve without special treatment.

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