Hand foot mouth disease in adults
What is hand, foot, and mouth disease?
Clinicians frequently see patients with common communicable illnesses.
A few days later, you see her scratching her palms.
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Respiratory droplets sprayed into the air after a cough or sneeze Common in child care setting Hand-foot-and-mouth disease is most common in children in child care settings because of frequent diaper changes and potty training, and because little children often put their hands in their mouths.
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Not everyone will have all of these symptoms.
Read now Risk factors Children under 10 years of age are most at risk of catching HFMD, especially those under 5 years old.