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Can you die from hand foot mouth?

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Dr. Mark Diamond
Pediatrics
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In brief: Very Rarely

Besides the dehydration that is common, there is a rare complication of a heart infection-myocarditis which can be serious.

In brief: Very Rarely

Besides the dehydration that is common, there is a rare complication of a heart infection-myocarditis which can be serious.
Dr. Mark Diamond
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In brief: Not likely

Hand foot mouth is a common viral disease that affects young children.
If the child is otherwise healthy, the major concern is making sure the child does not become dehydrated.

In brief: Not likely

Hand foot mouth is a common viral disease that affects young children.
If the child is otherwise healthy, the major concern is making sure the child does not become dehydrated.
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