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What does hand-foot-mouth disease look like?

 

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Hand-foot-mouth disease is a common viral disease of childhood. It starts with a low fever and fatigue. Soon after, sores appear on the soft palate, tongue, and uvula. Occasionally, these sores may be painful and cause some difficulty in eating. The skin sores develop one or two days after those in the mouth, often on the edges of the palms and soles of the feet.

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