Hand Foot Mouth (HFM)

"It is a viral infection which is contagious by nature.

It is commonly seen in children, but can also be seen in adults.

It presents as multiple water filled painful blisters seen on hands, feet, buttocks, elbows and mouth.

HFM is associated with fever. Typical healing begins in 4 to 5 days."


"Treatment is largely symptomatic in nature and catered to handle fever and pain.

In addition antibiotic creams are prescribed for blisters."

Ring worm is the most common fungal