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Question
Posted by: Lisa | 2017/09/29

Q.

When am I no longer contagious?

I have had hand foot and mouth disease for 8 days. I have had visible symptoms for 4/5 days. The symptoms have now faded and sores on my face have dried up... when can I return to school? I am 16 years old

Expert's Reply

A.

Flu expert
- 2017/10/02

Hi Lisa

As soon as there are no new blisters and the blisters have form scabs or "dried up" you should not be contagious anymore and you can go to school. Hope you feel better soon. 

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