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Have foot mouth disease. Can I take bath? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 06-Jun-2013
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Very Good Posted in: Skin Hair and Nails
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User:HGm Doctor
Doctor:Good morning
Doctor:Please proceed with your query
User:My kid has hand foot moth disease
User:since 3 days now
User:is taking bah safe during in this condition for the baby?
Doctor:Yes, it is safe
Doctor:You can give bath in lukewarm water
User:do u sugeest any medication?
User:as she has developed boils on her leg & hand
Doctor:You can use calamine lotion
Doctor:The treatment is symptomatic
Doctor:with paracetamol
Doctor:and other supportive measures
User:how long does this take to subside>
Doctor:It usually recovers spontaneously within 7 to 10 days
User:k thanks doctor
Doctor:Thank you too
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