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

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In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
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Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine
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In brief: Hand foot&mouth dise

Yes the adults have the same symptoms and sign, but the symptoms are mild and it is less common in adults, as they might have been exposed to the virus and have some immunity.

In brief: Hand foot&mouth dise

Yes the adults have the same symptoms and sign, but the symptoms are mild and it is less common in adults, as they might have been exposed to the virus and have some immunity.
Dr. Yash Khanna
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Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine

In brief: Hand foot and mouth

Yes the same, but symptoms and signs are milder as the adults may be immune or partially immune, as they might have been excused to the virus.

In brief: Hand foot and mouth

Yes the same, but symptoms and signs are milder as the adults may be immune or partially immune, as they might have been excused to the virus.
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