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Daughter has hand foot & mouth blisters in mouth what can I do to make her more comfortable? Also I'm 7 months pregnant will it harm my unborn baby?

Mouth blisters. Hand foot and mouth disease is caused by a virus, and usually goes away in 7-10 days. The pain from mouth blisters can be helped by staying away from spicy and acidic foods and drinks (maintaining a bland diet). Check with your dentist or medical doctor about pain meds (tylenol (acetaminophen) or advil). Orabase ointment can be applied to the blisters before meals. It is non-prescription and sticks to the mouth. Read more...

How should blisters from hand foot mouth treated? Pediatricians please. 

No need. The blisters from hfm disease do not need to be treated. As the infection resolves over several days, the blisters will resolve on their own. I know of no specific treatment that will hasten their resolution. If there id pain or itching, these symptoms can be addressed using acetaminophen(tylenol)/ibuprofen(motrin/advil) or diphenhydramine(benadryl). Read more...
Coxsackie virus. Hand, foot, and mouth is a virus. Thus, it is not treated with antibiotics. If your child is in pain, you should give the child tylenol (acetaminophen) and/or motrin. Your child may be more interested in drinking when the pain is best controlled. Also, you can take a teaspoon of Benadryl and a teaspoon of maalox (or its equivalent) and mix the two together. Apply a small amount to the blisters as needed. Read more...

How are blisters from hand foot mouth treated?  how will the ones on hands bother them/feel for them?

Comfort care. The blisters in coxsackie virus, or hand, foot and mouth disease are usually painless on the hands and feet unless they develop a bacterial infection. They can be covered with a bandage if needed to protect the underlying skin. The mouth blisters are painful enough to prevent eating and your doctor can provide medication to help with the symptoms. Read more...
No need. The blisters from hfm disease do not need to be treated. As the infection resolves over several days, the blisters will resolve on their own. I know of no specific treatment that will hasten their resolution. If there id pain or itching, these symptoms can be addressed using acetaminophen(tylenol)/ibuprofen(motrin/advil) or diphenhydramine(benadryl). Read more...