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Mouth diseases

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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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Hand, Foot and Mouth disease

Hand, foot and mouth disease is a common viral infection which is easily passed from person to person. It usually causes a mild illness but rarely causes serious illness. It is notrelated to the foot and mouth disease that affects animals. Good hygiene helps prevent infection.

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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

Find out what is hand, foot and mouth disease and links to trusted information on it's 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

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Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease | Public Health

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

Hand, foot and mouth disease is very common, and usually is a mild illness. It is not related to the disease of a similar name that affects cattle, sheep, goats, pigs and other 'cloven-hooved' animals.

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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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Sjogren's syndrome

Sjögren's syndrome is an autoimmune disease that mainly affects the eyes and salivary glands, but can affect different parts of the body. Symptoms include dry and itchy eyes, a dry mouth, thirst and swallowing difficulties. Although there is no cure, proper treatment should provide comfort and relief.

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