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Mouth diseases

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Last reviewed: May 2018

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Hand, foot and mouth disease

Hand, foot and mouth disease (HFMD) is a mild viral infection caused by different human viruses, for example, Coxsackie A, enterovirus and echovirus.

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Parenting and Child Health - Health Topics - Hand, foot and mouth disease - children

Hand, foot and mouth disease is very common in young children, and usually is a mild illness

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Hand, foot and mouth disease

Find out what is hand, foot and mouth disease and links to trusted information on its symptoms, diagnosis and treatment.

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Hand, foot and mouth disease | Raising Children Network

Hand, foot and mouth disease is a common childhood illness. It comes up as mouth ulcers and blisters on your childs hands and feet. Its usually harmless.

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Hand, foot and mouth disease - myDr.com.au

Hand, foot and mouth disease (HFMD) is a common childhood illness causing mouth sores and a skin rash. Read about the symptoms, treatment and how to prevent infection by this viral illness.

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Hand Foot and Mouth Disease

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Hand foot and mouth: a mother's story

Hand, foot and mouth disease has nothing to do with cattle, it is a common virus typically suffered by young children

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Oral Care

Good oral health is important to quality of life and wellbeing. Some residents are particularly at risk of poor oral health and diseases of the mouth. Oral hygiene in terminally ill and dying residents needs to be considered.

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Dry mouth syndrome - Better Health Channel

A dry mouth is a symptom of an underlying problem, rather than a disease in itself.

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Dry Mouth (Xerostomia) | myVMC

Xerostomia (dry mouth) is the subjective feeling of oral dryness, which may or may not be associated with a problem with the salivary glands. It is not a disease.

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