What are the symptoms of hand foot and mouth disease?

1. fever. 2. Small ulcer-like lesions on palms, soles, buttocks (especially in younger children), fingers, toes, mouth and throat (not all may be present).
Ulcers & fever. Fever, painful ulcers in the mouth (usually the back of the mouth), painless ulcers on the hands and feet, and sometimes a more-widespread rash.
Sore throat. Hand-foot-mouth disease is typically caused by a virus. When a child is infected with this virus, they get vesicles (sores) in their mouth. The vesicles can be anywhere in the mouth, though they are usually in the back of the throat. Often the patients have fever with this as well and can have some runny nose or mild cough symptoms. The biggest symptom is that of sore throat, caused by the sores.
Fever, rash, throat. Hand-foot-mouth disease is a viral infection that causes fever, blister-like ulcer spots in the mouth, and/or a skin rash. Hand-foot-mouth disease is not the foot-and-mouth (or hoof-and-mouth) disease of cattle, sheep, and pigs. Humans do not get the animal disease, and animals do not get the human disease.

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What are the symptoms of hand foot mouth disease?

Sores in mouth. Sores in the back of the mouth. Small children may refuse to eat or drink. Fever to 103 f for 2 days. Rash on palms and soles. The rash looks like small blisters. Rash can also be on the upper thigh and buttocks (red bumps). Read more...