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Can shingles be the cause of hand foot mouth disease virus?

Can shingles be the cause of hand foot mouth disease virus?

No: No.Although the viruses are part of the same family of viral disease, the shingles or herpes zoster is not the same as the coxsackie virus cause of hand foot and mouth disease. ...Read more

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Dr. Gutti Rao
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Viral Meningitis (Definition)

Viral meningitis is inflammation of the tissues in the brain and spinal cord that is caused most commonly by enteroviruses. Viral meningitis is not usually as severe as bacterial meningitis and usually resolves without any treatment. However, viral meningitis that is caused by the herpes virus can be life threatening if left untreated. Symptoms include fever, neck stiffness, ...Read more


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Recurring hand foot mouth virus? Is that possible?

Recurring hand foot mouth virus? Is that possible?

Yes: Although hfm is most often associated with coxsackievirus a16, the process does occur with other enteroviral strains (enterovirus 71 & others). A child will develop immunity to an individual strain after an illness but be susceptible to other unrelated strains, much like there are different strains that cause the flu. ...Read more

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How long does vesicular throat rash associated with hand foot mouth last?

How long does vesicular throat rash associated with hand foot mouth last?

Approx 10 days: You may want to use a rinse to gargle which may help speed the process i.E lies terrine mouth wash, or chlorasceptic if you have any discomfort. ...Read more

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How long does ulcerating throat rash associated with hand foot mouth last?

How long does ulcerating throat rash associated with hand foot mouth last?

Approx 10 days: Try gargling with listerine or chlorasceptic if painful. ...Read more

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Does meningitis cause tingling in feet or hands?

Does meningitis cause tingling in feet or hands?

Yes it can: Meningitis of various causes can cause tingling in hands and feet. Infectious agents that cause meningitis can also involve your peripheral nerves to cause these symptoms too. Herpes simplex, ebv or lyme disease can do that. ...Read more

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Does hand foot mouth cause dry heaving?

Does hand foot mouth cause dry heaving?

Possibly: Hfm is a pattern illness that involves various viruses that attack the intestines and produce variable symptoms.This includes abdominal pain and cramps and for some may involve vomiting and diarrhea. Dry heaves fit into this pattern.The pattern is better known for the location of blisters that arise during the illness in hfm locations. ...Read more

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How long does vesicular rash associated with hand foot mouth last?

How long does vesicular rash associated with hand foot mouth last?

About 10 days: This is the approximate life span of the illness. ...Read more

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How long does sore throat associated with hand foot mouth last?

How long does sore throat associated with hand foot mouth last?

Approx 10 days: Try gargling with listerine if painful use something like chlorasceptic. ...Read more

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Hand foot mouth virus and testicles?

Hand foot mouth virus and testicles?

HFMD: Hand foot mouth virus can cause pain in one or both testicles in 10% of the cases. It is a contagious viral illness that commonly affects infants and children caused by enterovirus. The disease usually doesn't need treatment. ...Read more

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Is it possible to get hand, foot and mouth disease (coxsackie virus) twice?

Is it  possible to get hand, foot and mouth disease (coxsackie virus) twice?

Yes: Although hfm is most often associated with coxsackievirus a16, the process does occur with other enteroviral strains (enterovirus 71 & others). A child will develop immunity to an individual strain after an illness but be susceptible to other unrelated strains, much like there are different strains that cause the flu. ...Read more

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How long could hand foot and mouth disease last?

How long could hand foot and mouth disease last?

Several days: Caused by a virus . Requires no specific treatment and usually resolves in a few days. ...Read more

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How long does fever associated with hand foot mouth last?

See Below: The fever does not normally last the whole 7 to 10 days. Most fevers last 2 to 3 days. ...Read more

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How long is hand foot and mouth disease contagious?

How long is hand foot and mouth disease contagious?

Hand Foot and Mouth: A person is most contagious during the first week of the illness. Those with hand foot and mouth disease can also be contagious for several weeks after onset. Here is more about hand foot and mouth disease from the Centers for Disease Control- CDC https://www.cdc.gov/hand-foot-mouth/about/transmission.html ...Read more

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How lond does the rash from hand foot and mouth disease last?

How lond does the rash from hand foot and mouth disease last?

1to 2 wks: The rash usually lasts one to two weeks usually it resolves in 7to 10 days. ...Read more

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How long does fussiness associated with hand foot mouth last?

How long does fussiness associated with hand foot mouth last?

Hopefully: No longer than 10 days which is about the lifespan of the illness. ...Read more

Mouth (Definition)

Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more


Dr. Edward Young Jr
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Hand Foot Mouth Disease (Definition)

Disease is caused by an enterovirus such as cocksackie A16 virus. Characteristic lesions are small painful blisters, sores on the palms of hands, soles of feet ,mouth and diaper area . Sometimes accompanied with fever, sore throat , vomiting and diarrhea. 3-6 day incubation period from contact to illness. Occurs mainly in children under 10 but can ...Read more