Hand foot and mouth disease, or HFMD, is caused by a virus. Symptoms include ulcers, or sores, inside or around the mouth, and a rash or blisters on the hands, feet, legs, or buttocks. Like a toy, Your child can catch ‘hand foot and mouth’ through contact with someone who has it, or from something that’s been in contact with the virus, tabletop, or doorknob. Early symptoms may include fever and a sore throat. This rash may turn into blisters. Flat spots or sores may pop up on the knees, elbows, or buttocks. Known he might get a rash on the palms of his hands or the soles of his feet a day or two after the first symptoms appear. Besides, your doctor will ask about your child’s symptoms and look at any sores or rashes.
This is usually enough to decide if it’s hand foot and mouth disease without any extra tests.
There is no treatment for the illness and no vaccine.
Handfootandmouth disease should go away on its own after 7 to10 days. Overthecounter pain relievers like ibuprofen or acetaminophen or numbing mouth sprays. An awesome method prevent that is to wash hands thoroughly. Besides, the virus can stay in her body for days or weeks after symptoms go away and it could spread through her spit or poop. Your child is most contagious in the first 7 days. Your child going to be feverand ‘symptom free’ before she goes back to school or daycare. Check with your doctor if you aren’t sure whether she’s still contagious.