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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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 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, 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, shingles is not a communicable disease, according to the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). However, individuals who have never experienced chickenpox are not immune and may acquir... More »

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In 2011, approximately 722,000 cases of health care-associated infections (HAI) in acute care hospitals were documented in the United States, reports the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Am... More »

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A person can become infected more than once with the type of virus that causes gastroenteritis, commonly referred to as stomach flu, according to the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). This t... More »