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Can adults get hand foot and mouth disease?

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3 doctors agree

In brief: Yes, but it's rare.

I only ever saw 1 case of an adult who got full-blown hfm from a child.

In brief: Yes, but it's rare.

I only ever saw 1 case of an adult who got full-blown hfm from a child.
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
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3 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Its viral.

In brief: Yes

Its viral.
Dr. Alan Ettinger
Dr. Alan Ettinger
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Dr. Jerry Casale
Pediatrics
2 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

It's a virus adults can and do get it.

In brief: Yes

It's a virus adults can and do get it.
Dr. Jerry Casale
Dr. Jerry Casale
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Dr. Bryan Mohr
Podiatry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

By washing your hands before eating and/or touching your face, dramatically decreases your chances of contracting the virus.

In brief: Yes

By washing your hands before eating and/or touching your face, dramatically decreases your chances of contracting the virus.
Dr. Bryan Mohr
Dr. Bryan Mohr
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