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My mom tried to teach us ways to stay healthy, but I got hand foot mouth. Why is that?

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Dr. Joseph Eastern
Dermatology
5 doctors agree

In brief: Not your fault

Hand/foot/mouth is caused by a virus.
You got it because someone else had it, and you were exposed to it. Don't blame yourself, and don't let your mother blame you.

In brief: Not your fault

Hand/foot/mouth is caused by a virus.
You got it because someone else had it, and you were exposed to it. Don't blame yourself, and don't let your mother blame you.
Dr. Joseph Eastern
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