Archive | October, 2012

My child has “Hand-Foot-and-Mouth disease.” What is it?

By Maria I Diaz, MD FAAP Hand, foot, and mouth disease (HFMD) is a common viral infection. It can be caused by many viruses, but the most common in the United States is the Coxsackie virus. It is often seen in infants and children younger than ten years of age during summer and early fall. […]

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