Hand, foot, and mouth disease is a disease caused by a Coxsackie 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 day. The mouth sores go away in 7 days. The rash on the hands and feet can last 10 days.
Helping the pain from mouth sores.
Feeding your child.
Spreading hand, foot, and mouth disease.