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What can I do to prevent my 3 month old from getting hand foot mouth disease from his daycare center there is an outbreak there?
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Dr. Bac Nguyen
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In brief: Keep him home...
He may have contracted the virus already.
.The incubation period is about 3-7 days (time from contact to development of disease). So, if he has been home for past week without the fever/rashes etc..Likely he does not have it. It is usually mild and often resolved in 7-10 days. If you dont want him to get it, keep him home until outbreak is over..Consult your doc..Good luck..

In brief: Keep him home...
He may have contracted the virus already.
.The incubation period is about 3-7 days (time from contact to development of disease). So, if he has been home for past week without the fever/rashes etc..Likely he does not have it. It is usually mild and often resolved in 7-10 days. If you dont want him to get it, keep him home until outbreak is over..Consult your doc..Good luck..
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