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I came into contact with a child who has hfmd, I have an infant myself how do I prevent her from getting the disease even though I show no symptoms?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
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In brief: Good hygeine

Simple hand washing is the best deterrent to spread of these simple gut viruses.
Most adults were infected as kids and are then immune & would not be able to pass the germ in such a situation. Hand washing would eliminate any casual germ contamination to you. If your infant had no direct contact with that child it is not considered exposed.

In brief: Good hygeine

Simple hand washing is the best deterrent to spread of these simple gut viruses.
Most adults were infected as kids and are then immune & would not be able to pass the germ in such a situation. Hand washing would eliminate any casual germ contamination to you. If your infant had no direct contact with that child it is not considered exposed.
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