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What is a common hand, foot and mouth disease in babies?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
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In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. James Ferguson
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In brief: Its viral

A virus causes hand foot and mouth disease.

In brief: Its viral

A virus causes hand foot and mouth disease.
Dr. Alan Ettinger
Dr. Alan Ettinger
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