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Hand, foot, and mouth syndrome is clinical pattern consisting of a rash on the hands and feet, and in the mouth. Hand, foot, and mouth syndrome is caused by various viruses, including several types of Coxsackieviruses. Other symptoms include sore throat, decreased appetite, irritability, and (or) fever.

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    • Rash The word "rash" means an outbreak of red bumps on the body. The way people use this term, "a rash" can refer to many different...learn more »
    • Coxsackie Virus Coxsackie viruses may be divided into two groups. Type A causes hand, foot, and mouth disease and conjunctivitis, while type B...learn more »
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      Coxsackie Virus Article
      • Coxsackie virus facts
      • What is coxsackie virus?
      • What are the types of coxsackie viruses, and what can they cause?
      • What are coxsackie virus infection symptoms and signs?
      • How do people get infected with coxsackie virus?
      • What are the risk factors for coxsackie virus infection?
      • How are coxsackie virus infections diagnosed?
      • Is there any treatment for coxsackie virus infection?
      • Can coxsackie virus infections be prevented?
      • What is the prognosis of coxsackie virus infections?
    • Fever Although a fever technically is any body temperature above the normal of 98.6 degrees F. (37 degrees C.), in practice a person is...learn more »
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      Fever Article
      • Aches, pain, fever facts
      • What is a fever?
      • What causes a fever?
      • What are the signs and symptoms of a fever?
      • How is a fever diagnosed?
      • How should someone take a temperature for fever?
      • What is the treatment for a fever?
      • When should someone seek medical care for a fever?
      • What are complications of a fever?
      • What is the prognosis for a fever?
      • Is it possible to prevent a fever?
    • Sore Throat Sore throats are generally described as pain or discomfort in the throat area. A sore throat may be caused by bacterial or viral...learn more »
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      Sore Throat Article
      • Sore throat facts
      • What is the difference between sore throat and strep throat?
      • What are the causes of sore throat?
      • What are the signs and symptoms of a sore throat?
      • Is a sore throat contagious?
      • When should I see a doctor for a sore throat?
      • How is strep throat diagnosed?
      • What are home remedies to soothe a sore throat?
      • What over-the-counter (OTC) medications will soothe a sore throat?
      • Are antibiotics necessary for a sore throat?
      • What can I do if I have a sore throat and am pregnant?
      • What if I have multiple recurrent episodes of strep throat?
      • How can I prevent a sore throat?
    • Herpangina Herpangina is a contagious illness often seen in children. It is caused by a Coxsackievirus or an enterovirus. Symptoms and signs...learn more »
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      Herpangina Article
      • Herpangina facts
      • What is herpangina?
      • What causes herpangina?
      • Is herpangina contagious?
      • How long is the incubation period for herpangina?
      • What are herpangina symptoms and signs?
      • How is herpangina diagnosed?
      • What is the treatment for herpangina?
      • How long does herpangina last? What is the prognosis for herpangina?
      • What is the difference between herpangina and hand, foot, and mouth disease?
      • Is it possible to prevent herpangina?
      • Where can people find more information about herpangina?
    • Meningitis Encephalitis is a brain inflammation that causes sudden fever, vomiting, headache, light sensitivity, stiff neck and back,...learn more »
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      Meningitis Article
      • Encephalitis and meningitis facts
      • What is encephalitis?
      • What causes encephalitis?
      • What are encephalitis symptoms and signs?
      • Is encephalitis contagious?
      • Is it possible to prevent encephalitis? Is there an encphalitis vaccine?
      • What is meningitis?
      • What causes meningitis?
      • What are meningitis symptoms and signs?
      • What is encephalomyelitis?
      • How are encephalitis and meningitis diagnosed?
      • What is the treatment of encephalitis and meningitis?
      • What is the prognosis (outlook), and what are the complications for patients with encephalitis or meningitis?
      • Is meningitis contagious?
      • Is it possible to prevent meningitis? Is there a meningitis vaccine?

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