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Childhood-diseases

Question
Posted by: Gill | 2003/12/18

Q.

HAND, FOOT & MOUTH DISEASE

Hi, our 15 month old has German measle-type symptoms, but has been diagnosed by a paediatrician with the hand, foot and mouth virus. Please may have more information on this disease e.g. it's cause, incubation period, care etc.

Thank you
Gill

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

I have answered 2 questions on this topic in the past few days. Will you please refer to those answers. Your paediatrician should also be able to provide the required information and is best suited to clarify all your concerns, because he/she established the diagnosis. If you have any remaining concerns please post another question.

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