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11 mo son has hand foot mouth disease. Doc said it's a bad version. He has horrible blisters/rash even on his bottom. Are warm water baths ok? I read about oatmeal baths. Good idea?

11 mo son has hand foot mouth disease. Doc said it's a bad version. He has horrible blisters/rash even on his bottom. Are warm water baths ok? I read about oatmeal baths. Good idea?

Yes: Good idea. I have great success with hand foot and mouth with the homeopathic remedy pulsatilla. You may also try homeopathic rhus toxicodendron for all the blisters. You can give both together. Dissolve pellets in water and give a dropper 3x a dy for 2-3 days. ...Read more

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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


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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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What can I give a 13 month old for sore throat due to hand mouth foot disease?

What can I give a 13 month old for sore throat due to hand mouth foot disease?

Anti inflammatory : The sore throat of hand foot mouth can really hurt. An anti inflammatory like Ibuprofen or tart cherry juice can help, as well as cold things, like popsicles. It's okay for kids not to eat during hfm, but if they are not drinking plenty, they should see a doc for stronger pain relief. ...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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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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What do I need to know about hand, foot and mouth disease?

What do I need to know about hand, foot and mouth disease?

Good hygiene: can prevent this viral disease. It can be transferred relatively easily from person to person directly and even indirectly by touching doorknobs for example. It's important to wash dishes, hands and body with soap and water. Staying healthy by eating fresh, raw vegetables and fruits daily can help keep your immune system strong. ...Read more

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My boyfriend has hand, foot and mouth disease, can I catch it?

My boyfriend has hand, foot and mouth disease, can I catch it?

Yes: Hand, foot and mouth disease is very contagious and can spread easily by direct contact. Wash your hands frequently and avoid direct contact until the bumps begin to resolve. ...Read more

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Can my husband be a carrier of the hand foot and mouth disease?

Can my husband be a carrier of the hand foot and mouth disease?

Hand Foot and mouth: Hand-foot-and-mouth disease (hfmd) is most commonly caused by coxsackievirus a16, a member of the enterovirus family. The disease is not spread from pets, but it can be spread by person to person. You may catch it if you come into direct contact with nose and throat discharges, saliva, fluid from blisters, or the stools of an infected person. You are most contagious the first week you have the d. ...Read more

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Is it okay that i go to school with hands foot and mouth disease?

Is it okay that i go to school with hands foot and mouth disease?

No: It is highly contagious and a child that has it should stay home and avoid contact with others. ...Read more

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