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Doctor insights on: Symptoms Of Foot And Mouth Disease In Humans

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What are the symptoms of hand foot and mouth disease?

What are the symptoms of hand foot and mouth disease?

1. fever: 2. Small ulcer-like lesions on palms, soles, buttocks (especially in younger children), fingers, toes, mouth and throat (not all may be present). ...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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Hand foot and mouth disease==is that like hoof and mouth in animals?

Hand foot and mouth disease==is that like hoof and mouth in animals?

Very different: 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. It has no relationship to the animal disease. ...Read more

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Would the symptoms of hand foot and mouth disease be the same for adults as in children?

Would the symptoms of hand foot and mouth disease be the same for adults as in children?

Yes it can.: Hand, foot, and mouth disease is a common viral illness that usually affects infants and children younger than 5 years old. However, it can sometimes occur in adults. Symptoms of hand, foot, and mouth disease include fever, blister-like sores in the mouth (herpangina), and a skin rash.Hand, foot, and mouth disease is caused by viruses that belong to the enterovirus genus (group). This group of vir. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of a major case of hand foot mouth and minor case? 

What are symptoms of a major case of hand foot mouth and minor case? 

Fever/spots/pain: Hfm varies more in intensity than anything. 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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Signs and symptoms of a human worms in the ear?

Signs and symptoms of a human worms in the ear?

Itching perhaps: Interesting question! in my 23 yrs as a doctor I have never seen or heard of worms in the ear! best to see your physician. If there are worms in there, it would be fairly easy to irrigate them out. ...Read more

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My granddaughter has hand foot and mouth disease. Can adults catch the disease if the immune system is comprised?

My granddaughter has hand foot and mouth disease. Can adults catch the disease if the immune system is comprised?

YES: Hand foot and mouth disease is a viral illness not to be confused with the cattle illness hoof and mouth. It is contagious and an adult can get it if he or she has not had a previous infection with the virus or if immunosuppressed. It is a self limited illness that only on very rare occasions can cause serious complications . ...Read more

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Can the symptoms of Parkinson's disease include pins and needles in the arms?

Can the symptoms of Parkinson's disease include pins and needles in the arms?

Not typical: Main symptoms include resting tremor, muscle stiffness, gait imbalance, decreased facial expression. Pins and needles might occur transiently and later in course as a co-morbidity, but peripheral nerve involvement is not a part of Parkinson's. However, occasionally, medication side effects can cause "pins and needles". ...Read more

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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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What are signs of hand foot mouth disease?

What are signs of hand foot mouth disease?

Fever/spots/pain: Hfm varies more in intensity than anything. 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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What are the symptoms of ulcers in the mouth and gums?

Discomfort: Ulcers in the mouth are usually caused by a virus and are different than stomach ulcers. They cause discomfort particularly when eating but go away on their own. ...Read more

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What are signs of hand, foot, and mouth disease?

What are signs of  hand, foot, and mouth disease?

Fever/spots/pain: Hfm varies more in intensity than anything. 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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Can hand foot and mouth disease spread to the chest?

Can hand foot and mouth disease spread to the chest?

Typically no: The cdc web site indicates that the rash can occur on elbows, knees, and buttocks, as well as the usual palms of hands and soles of feet. ...Read more

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Is hand mouth and foot disease contagious in the incubation period, before the first symptom of a fever ?

Is hand mouth and foot disease contagious in the incubation period, before the first symptom of a fever
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No: it spreads by contact with blister, coughing and sneezing in acute stage and post-infection via stool while it's shedding. http://www.cdc.gov/hand-foot-mouth/index.html ...Read more

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How prevalent is hand, foot and mouth disease in the united kingdom?

How prevalent is hand, foot and mouth disease in the united kingdom?

In2001 there was in : There was an epidemic of hand foot and mouth disease in sheep and cattle and as a result10 million sheep and kettle were killed to susussifully eradicate this disease in cattle and sheep. I have checked all over webb and did not find any evidence that there is epidemic od hand foot and mouth in england. ...Read more

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What are the causes, symptoms and treatment options for Parkinson's disease in elderly women. Is mild tremor of the hands indicative of the illness?

What are the causes, symptoms and treatment options for Parkinson's disease in elderly women. Is mild tremor of the hands indicative of the illness?

Gods Rx Available!!: Dopamine meds are mainstay of treatment. Modern therapy recommends longer lasting, milder potency meds first: Azilect (mao-b selective inhibitor) & Dopamine agonists (requip xl/mirapex er/neupro--cautiously in the elderly). If these are inadequate & stronger meds are needed to manage symptoms, then sinemet +/- Comtan (stalevo (carbidopa and levodopa and entacapone) is both together) are begun. Tailor rx with side effects in mind. ...Read more

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Are tingling cold burning sensations in different parts of body without rash, and lightheadedness a symptom of the gadolinium disease?

Nephrogenic systemic: Do you mean- nephrogenic systemic fibrosis after a gadolinum MRI scan? Well- it usually presents itself with multiple system involvement including skin/ joint tightness and skin rash. Usually skin biopsy proves the diagnosis. ...Read more