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How can I manage hand foot and mouth disease?

How can I manage hand foot and mouth disease?

Hydrate...: Hydrate and and give analgesics (acetaminophen or "magic mouthwash"). It goes away by itself regardless of treatment, but it is good to avoid dehydration and mitigate the misery while it does. ...Read more

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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


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How can I prevent hand, foot, and mouth disease?

How can I prevent hand, foot, and mouth disease?

Wash your hands: Always wash your hands before eating or touching your face. Rule i tell my kids, "if you touch anything, alwasy wash your hands before they touch your face and or mouth". ...Read more

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Can you please define hand foot and mouth disease?

Can you please define hand foot and mouth disease?

Fever + sores: Hand foot and mouth is a viral infection that most commonly affects toddlers in the summer and fall. It causes fever, painful mouth ulcers, and painless spots on the hands and feet. Sometimes there is a more-extensive rash. ...Read more

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Can adults get hand foot and mouth disease?

Yes, but it's rare.: I only ever saw 1 case of an adult who got full-blown hfm from a child. ...Read more

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How to cure hand foot mouth disease?

How to cure hand foot mouth disease?

Self heals over time: Hfm is a collection of symptoms related to infection by strains of an intestinal virus.It runs its course producing a variety of blisters in various locations before resolving as the body fights it off. The main problem with the disorder is the chance of dehydration from poor fluid intake. Comfort measures & a focus on improving fluid intake are the best method of rx. ...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 will hand foot and mouth disease last?

How long will hand foot and mouth disease last?

3 days: The fever usually last 2-3 days. The mouth sores coincide with the fever generally. The rash may take a week or more to go away. ...Read more

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What can you tell me about hand foot and mouth disease ?

What can you tell me about hand foot and mouth disease ?

Fever/spots/pain: Hfm is a viral gut infection. Some kids can have it & run a brief temperature & never show other symptoms. Some have fever, localized spots on their wrists & nothing else. Some have terrible mouth sores, spots on wrists/forearms/legs feet & around the bottom & have cramping & loose stools. So fever, loose stools &cramps, amount & location of blisters seem to be the main variables. ...Read more

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How can you treat my itch skin on foot and hand?

How can you treat my itch skin on foot and hand?

Itch : You can try an otc cortisone cream that treats itching but you may have an infection ( fungal ) that needs a stronger rx cream. ...Read more

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Where can I get information on hand foot mouth disease?

Where can I get information on hand foot mouth disease?

Use Google: Use google or bing to search the topic or use healttap for the information. ...Read more

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How long does hand foot and mouth disease last for?

How long does hand foot and mouth disease last for?

Generally a few days: Generally a few days of fever and mild symptoms. The most common complication is dehydration. Make sure your child is sipping fluids regularly. ...Read more

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How can I relieve the pain from mouth ulcers caused by hand, foot, and mouth disease?

How can I relieve the pain from mouth ulcers caused by hand, foot, and mouth disease?

Mouth ulcers: Your physician can prescribe a oral rinse to sooth and numb the tissues while the lesions heal. This will help immediately. ...Read more

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Can adults get hand foot mouth disease? What are symptoms? How is it treated?

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Can adults get hand foot mouth disease? What are symptoms? How is it treated?

Yes: Yes they can, though much less likely to than a child. Those who are elderly or immunocompromised are more likely. Symptoms are similar to those for kids - itchy bumps on hands and feet with blisters in the back of the throat. Unfortunately no tx - just treat the pain and itching and wait for it to resolve. ...Read more

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What can be done to treat blisters from hand foot & mouth disease?

What can be done to treat blisters from hand foot & mouth disease?

Nothing to do: Blistery rash from hand, foot, mouth disease heals by itself. ...Read more

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What is foot and mouth decease and how to cure it...tnx?

What is foot and mouth decease and how to cure it...tnx?

Viral infection: Hand, foot and mouth disease is a common chiildhood viral illness. In most cases it resolves on its own without treatment. If you are not sure of the diagnosis see a doctor. Other problems can cause sores in these areas. ...Read more

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Can hand mouth foot disease child can recover in how many days .can he take bath.what ointment used for oral and other to relieve pain my son 10 month?

Can hand mouth foot disease child can recover in how many days .can he take bath.what ointment used for oral and other to relieve pain my son 10 month?

Viral illness: Hand foot mouth disease is most commonly caused by coxsackie virus in children. It causes sores in mouth which can be very painful, also small lesions on hands and feet. Generally accompanied by fever. It is very contagious and lasts for a week to 10 days. He can take baths regularly. For fever and pain Tylenol (acetaminophen) can be used. Teething gels also help numb the mouth sores. ...Read more

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Hand and foot numbness and very cold, what's the possible cause and how to treat them?

Hand and foot numbness and very cold, what's the possible cause and how to treat them?

Numbness: This is something a neurologist needs to investigate, you need some tests, see if you can find a neurologist in your area. ...Read more

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Can you explain if it's safe to babysit a child with hand foot and mouth disease?

Can you explain if it's safe to babysit a child with hand foot and mouth disease?

Depends: Most people have this illness in childhood, whether recognised or not, leaving most immune for life. There is more than one strain of virus involved, but most are still infected as kids. If immune, you are not at risk.However, i occasionally see adult family members infected. ...Read more