Hand, foot and mouth disease in adults is caused by transmission from a person infected with the Coxsackievirus, according to Mayo Clinic. The virus is transmitted by personal contact such as exposure to nasal secretions... More »

Hand, foot and mouth disease is a communicable disease that commonly affects children, according to the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The viruses that cause hand, foot and mouth disease are pa... More »

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Severe periodontal disease has symptoms such as tooth loss, abscesses and gum bleeding, notes Family Gentle Dental Care. Symptoms of oral cancer include a lump in the soft mouth tissue, trouble swallowing, ear pain, tong... More »

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Coxsackievirus belongs to the enterovirus genus, the group of viruses that causes the common viral illness hand, foot and mouth disease. Hand, foot and mouth disease usually occurs in infants and children under 5 years o... More »

Fever and sore throat are often the first signs of hand, foot and mouth disease, according to Mayo Clinic. Malaise, or generally not feeling well, is also a symptom. Red, blister-like lesions on the gums, tongue and chee... More »

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Hand, foot and mouth disease, or HFMD, is a common viral illness that is contagious, as stated by the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, or CDC. The disease is generally found among infants and chi... More »

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Generally, hand, food and mouth disease is treated the same way for adults as for children, with the main differences seen in doses of pain medication. Hand, foot and mouth disease is very rare in adults and children ove... More »

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