What Is Hand, Foot, and Mouth Disease?
Hand, Foot, and Mouth Disease
The coxsackievirus(say: kok-SAK-ee-vy-rus) causes this infection. Kids who have it get blisters on their hands and feet, in their mouth and throat, and sometimes on their bottom. They also can have a fever. Hand, food, and mouth disease goes away on its own without any medicine.