Hand, foot, and mouth disease is a disease caused by a virus. Children 6 months to 4 years old are most at risk. The disease happens most often in the summer or fall.
Your child may have hand, foot, and mouth disease, if your child has:
The fever goes away by the 3rd or 4th day. The mouth sores go away in 7 days. The rash on the hands and feet can last 10 days.
Helping the pain.
Feeding your child.
Spreading hand, foot, and mouth disease.