Where do blisters form from hand foot and mouth disease?

Its a Virus! Hand foot mouth disease is caused by an enterovirus. The blisters (or lesions) are seen on the hands, feet, buttocks or mouth. They usually go away in about 5-7 days.

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Can hand foot and mouth disease only cause blisters around the mouth?

Yes. Hfm may only cause blisters in and around the mouth. It effects the hands and feet in more advanced cases. Read more...
NO. No it can also cause lesions on the hands and feet. Read more...

Need doctor advice. Where do you get blisters from hand foot and mouth disease?

Your hand. Foot or mouth.....Caused by a virus and this is the response of the interaction.....Between virus and host... Read more...

My friend has fever blisters all over her mouth, could it be hand, foot, and mouth disease?

Probably not. A number of things can cause blisters all over the mouth including a number of viruses (including herpes but also many others) and also stress (causing aphthous ulcers). Hand/foot/mouth disease is much more common in infants and in all people generally resolves on it's own after a few days. Read more...

I caught hand foot and mouth disease from my daughter. I have blisters on head, face, torso, foot, hands, and I'm getting more. Normal?

Mostly normal . Blisters from hand, foot, and mouth disease are commonly found in all places that you mentioned except for possibly your torso and face. Here's some more info from the CDC: http://www.cdc.gov/hand-foot-mouth/about/signs-symptoms.html. If you're at all concerned that you have a different or additional infection, you should see your doctor. Best wishes! Read more...

My 2 yr daughter has hand, foot and mouth disease for last 4 days. The ulcers / blisters in mouth make it difficult for her to drink and eat. What medication will be most suitable?

Numb the mouth. Anything that will decrease the pain in the mouth will help her drink. Ice cold foods act as a local anesthesia as they numb the area. Try popsicles, ice cream, jello, as well as pedialyte popsicles that will keep her hydrated. Also oragel will help. As it is a viral disease, there is no antibiotics that will help it. It will go away on its own. Read more...
None. Although it is uncomfortable hand, foot and mouth disease is typical benign and fairly brief in duration. Read more...