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Hand Problems Symptoms

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Signs and symptoms
... The signs and symptoms of hand-foot-and-mouth disease include: Fever Sore throat Painful red blister-like lesions on the tongue, mouth, palms of the hands or soles of the feet Headache Fatigue Irritab...
Source: MayoClinic

Causes
... The most common cause of hand-foot-and-mouth disease is infection due to the coxsackievirus A16. Named after Coxsackie, N.Y., where the virus was discovered, coxsackievirus A16 belongs to a group of v...
Source: MayoClinic

Hand Problems Prevention

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Prevention
... Certain tactics can help to reduce your chances of becoming infected with hand-foot-and-mouth disease: Careful hand washing. Be sure to wash your hands frequently and thoroughly, especially after usin...
Source: MayoClinic

Hand Problems Treatment

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Complications
... The most common complication of hand-foot-and-mouth disease is dehydration. The illness can cause sores in the mouth and throat making swallowing painful and difficult. Watch closely to make sure your...
Source: MayoClinic

Treatment
... There''s no specific treatment for hand-foot-and-mouth disease, and antibiotics aren''t effective because it''s a viral infection. The illness simply must run its course. To help lessen discomfort, do...
Source: MayoClinic

Hand Problems Other

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Protecting the Hands Against Repetitive Strain Injuries
... You may not realize it, but your hands are a complex array of bones (more than 25 in each), nerves, muscles and tendons. The system is an engineering marvel that allows humans to move the fingers in w...
Source: Cleveland Clinic

Overview
... Hand-foot-and-mouth disease is a mild but highly contagious viral infection common in preschool children. Hand-foot-and-mouth disease is characterized by sores in the mouth and a rash on the hands and...
Source: MayoClinic

   

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