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What is the cure to get rid of hand foot and mouth blisters?

What is the cure to get rid of hand foot and mouth blisters?

Time: Hand-foot-and-mouth disease is caused by the coxsackievirus a16 most often and occasionally by other viruses. There is no cure. It is usually a mild illness with or without fever. The blister like rash will likely resolve in about 1 week on their own. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of hand foot and mouth blisters? How long do they usually stay around?

How do you get rid of hand foot and mouth blisters?  How long do they usually stay around?

See Below: They only go away naturally. You can not "get rid of them" antibiotics do not help. Up to 7-10 days before resolution. ...Read more

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My nearly 2 yo son I'm almost 100% he has hand foot and mouth, blisters on hands feet mouth and inside mouth how does it go, what can I do? Need help

My nearly 2 yo son I'm almost 100% he has hand foot and mouth, blisters on hands feet mouth and inside mouth how does it go, what can I do? Need help

Comfort care: hand Foot Mouth disease is a viral infection for which there is no cure, symptoms resolve on their own when the body's immune system is stimulated. Minimizing discomfort (pain relievers, rest, etc.) and encouraging fluids to prevent dehydration are important. ...Read more

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Daughter has hand foot & mouth blisters in mouth what can I do to make her more comfortable? Also i'm 7 months pregnant will it harm my unborn baby?

Daughter has hand foot & mouth blisters in mouth what can I do to make her more comfortable? Also i'm 7 months pregnant will it harm my unborn baby?

Mouth blisters: Hand foot and mouth disease is caused by a virus, and usually goes away in 7-10 days.
The pain from mouth blisters can be helped by staying away from spicy and acidic foods and drinks (maintaining a bland diet).
Check with your dentist or medical doctor about pain meds (tylenol (acetaminophen) or advil).
Orabase ointment can be applied to the blisters before meals. It is non-prescription and sticks to the mouth. ...Read more

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Husband has little red blisters under his tounge. They look like pimples. Is this hand foot and mouth disease?

Husband has little red blisters under his tounge. They look like pimples.
 Is this hand foot and mouth disease?

Unlikely: He is at wrong age for HFM. Also, does he have lesions on his palms and soles? You can check on Google for pictures of the rash. You might have oral herpes simplex virus infection. ...Read more

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Hand foot mouth question. Can it be hfm if he has no blisters in the mouth, no fever, and no itch. Blisters on his legs and arms look like hfm.?

Hand foot mouth question. Can it be hfm if he has no blisters in the mouth, no fever, and no itch. Blisters on his legs and arms look like hfm.?

Probably not: Hfm disease is characterized by blisters that are easily noticeable on the hands and feet, especially on the soles and palms. Blistery lesions inside mouth often make shallow ulcers. ...Read more

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Need doctor advice. Where do you get blisters from hand foot and mouth disease?

Need doctor advice. Where do you get blisters from hand foot and mouth disease?

Your hand: Foot or mouth.....Caused by a virus and this is the response of the interaction.....Between virus and host... ...Read more

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My friend has fever blisters all over her mouth, could it be hand, foot, and mouth disease?

My friend has fever blisters all over her mouth, could it be hand, foot, and mouth disease?

Probably not: A number of things can cause blisters all over the mouth including a number of viruses (including herpes but also many others) and also stress (causing aphthous ulcers). Hand/foot/mouth disease is much more common in infants and in all people generally resolves on it's own after a few days. ...Read more

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My 11 month old son has hand foot and mouth is there anything i can put on the blisters there bad on his face and private area ?

My 11 month old son has hand foot and mouth is there anything i can put on the blisters there bad on his face and private area ?

Wear gloves: No sharing toys, wash hands. Cool cream, or something cool on his blister, wraping something in a towel from the freezer), for a few minutes at a time, using Acetaminophen (tylenol, not aspirin), . ...Read more

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I caught hand foot and mouth disease from my daughter. I have blisters on head, face, torso, foot, hands, and I'm getting more. Normal?

I caught hand foot and mouth disease from my daughter. I have blisters on head, face, torso, foot, hands, and I'm getting more. Normal?

Mostly normal : Blisters from hand, foot, and mouth disease are commonly found in all places that you mentioned except for possibly your torso and face. Here's some more info from the CDC: http://www.cdc.gov/hand-foot-mouth/about/signs-symptoms.html. If you're at all concerned that you have a different or additional infection, you should see your doctor. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Where do blisters form from hand foot and mouth disease?

Where do blisters form from hand foot and mouth disease?

Its a Virus!: Hand foot mouth disease is caused by an enterovirus. The blisters (or lesions) are seen on the hands, feet, buttocks or mouth. They usually go away in about 5-7 days. ...Read more

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How contagious is hand foot and mouth as he has started to blister and I have an 8 month old as well?

How contagious is hand foot and mouth as he has started to blister and I have an 8 month old as well?

Contagious: For some reason there is a particularly contagious and maybe a new strain of hand, foot and mouth disease. The usually measures of separation and careful hygiene are good. Lots of Clorox on surfaces. All the best. It is a virus and needs to be treated symptomatically. ...Read more

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My 18 month old child has hand foot and mouth. The blisters on her feet are really bothering her. Is there anything I can use to sooth the pain?

My 18 month old child has hand foot and mouth. The blisters on her feet are really bothering her. Is there anything I can use to sooth the pain?

Oral pain meds such: as acetaminophen or ibuprofen will be most effective for pain control, but some children complain more of an itchy sensation, and cold compresses, topical lotions used for poison ivy such as Ivy Dry or Caladryl may help. If itch is a problem, then oral antihistamines such as Benadryl or Zyrtec can be helpful. ...Read more

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My 4 month old son was exposed to Hand foot and mouth last week at daycare. No sores in his mouth, He had one blister on his finger and one on his pin?

My 4 month old son was exposed to Hand foot and mouth last week at daycare. No sores in his mouth, He had one blister on his finger and one on his pin?

Hand foot and mouth: Hand foot and mouth disease is infection caused by virus which presents as runny nose, fever followed by blister like rash on hands, feet and in mouth. Highly contagious but doesn't require any specific treatment besides paracetamol and keeping hydration up. Rarely there can be complications. See doctor to confirm diagnosis
http://www.dermnetnz.org/topics/hand-foot-and-mouth-disease/ ...Read more

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My 2 yr daughter has hand, foot and mouth disease for last 4 days. The ulcers / blisters in mouth make it difficult for her to drink and eat.. What medication will be most suitable?

My 2 yr daughter has hand, foot and mouth disease for last 4 days. The ulcers / blisters in mouth make it difficult for her to drink and eat.. What medication will be most suitable?

Numb the mouth: Anything that will decrease the pain in the mouth will help her drink. Ice cold foods act as a local anesthesia as they numb the area. Try popsicles, ice cream, jello, as well as pedialyte popsicles that will keep her hydrated. Also oragel will help. As it is a viral disease, there is no antibiotics that will help it. It will go away on its own. ...Read more

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I work with children and have been exposed to hand-foot-and-mouth recently. I have a fever of 101 and muscle aches/ unwell feeling, but no blisters or rash yet. Should I just treat it like a cold, or could hand-foot-mouth present like this in adults?

I work with children and have been exposed to hand-foot-and-mouth recently. I have a fever of 101 and muscle aches/ unwell feeling, but no blisters or rash yet.  Should I just treat it like a cold, or could hand-foot-mouth present like this in adults?

Hand foot: and mouth disease is caused by the coxsackie virus which may only give fever diarrhea or vomiting
in adults may or may not give the rash
you should be better in a couple of days
drink more fluids and treat your fever appropiatly ...Read more

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Itchy blisters on hands and feet that won't go away? They disappear and come back. Doctor said hand foot and mouth?

Itchy blisters on hands and feet that won't go away?  They disappear and come back. Doctor said hand foot and mouth?

HAND FOOT;MOUTH DIAS: Hand foot and mouth disease causes fever, sore throat, blistering sores in mouth and rash on palms of hands and soles of feet.
But once it is gone it does not keep coming back as it is caused by a virus
if it keeps coming back after clearing you need to follow up with your doctor or consult a dermatologist. ...Read more

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