What is Pediatric Hand, Foot And Mouth Disease?Hand, foot and mouth disease (HFMD) is a viral infection that can affect young children especially in play schools and kinder-gardens. It causes little sores on the hands and feet and in the mouth and it is contagious.
Recovery TimeMost children fully recover within a week or 10 days.
- Medical history
- Physical examination
- Throat swab and stool specimen sent to laboratory to determine virus