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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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Does anyone have any information on hand foot and mouth disease risks?

Does anyone have any information on hand foot and mouth disease risks?

Resolves by itself: Caused by a virus, usually football shaped blisters . Spontaneously resolve by itself in a few days. ...Read more

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My sons feet are itching due hands foot and mouth disease what do we do?

My sons feet are itching due hands foot and mouth disease what do we do?

Itch: Itching no matter the cause is typically treated with antihistamines like Benadryl (diphenhydramine) or Claritin. You can give Benadryl (diphenhydramine) safely. Look at the bottle and age appropriate dose. If he is too young, try 1 percent topical cortisone cream, which will help but not last as long. ...Read more

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Is it possible to get hand foot and mouth disease if you have already had it?

Is it possible to get hand foot and mouth disease if you have already had it?

The short answer is : Yes. As with all viruses, there is a period of immunity that follows after getting it, but, like the flu, it's not forever. Learn more about it here: http://www.Cdc.Gov/hand-foot-mouth/about/index.Html. ...Read more

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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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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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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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How long is hand foot and mouth disease contagious for?

How long is hand foot and mouth disease contagious for?

A short time.: It is moderately contagious and is spread through direct contact with the mucus, saliva, or feces of an infected person. A person is contagious when the first symptoms appear and may continue until the blister-like skin lesions disappear. ...Read more

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What is hand-foot-mouth disease?

What is hand-foot-mouth disease?

Hand, foot, & mouth: disease 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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What is hand, foot, mouth disease?

What is hand, foot, mouth disease?

Viral disease: Hand, foot mouth disease is a common viral disease of childhood . It is characterized by mouth ulcers and sores as well as a palpable rash in palms and soles. Sometimes there is a generalized rash and a temperature. Major risk is dehydration in kids as they may not take fluids well. It is self limiting and resolves in about a week. ...Read more

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