Foot-and-mouth disease

What is Foot-and-mouth disease?

Hand-foot-and-mouth disease is an illness that causes sores in or on the mouth and on the hands, feet, and sometimes the buttocks and legs. The sores may be painful. The illness usually doesn't last more than a week or so. Hand-foot-and-mouth disease is common in children but can also occur in adults.

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My husband and I are in Thailand and last night he complained he was too cold, he now has a headache and just started vomiting. I'm not sure if...

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It is possible that he has a viral flu. In this case, the symptoms are self-limiting in nature and would...

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My son has been diagnosed with hand foot and mouth disease , I (his mum) is due to go in hospital in four days for an operation. Should I still be...

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Which Surgery are you due for. It is a viral disease which spread by secretions from mouth, eyes and other body...

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I have a 10 month old female who has been having very loose yellow or green bms. Usually around 4-5 per day. Otherwise normal behavior other than...

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As your child is having gastroenteritis you can give oral rehydrating solutions to prevent dehydration and you can add zinc,probiotic like...

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