Thursday, 8 December 2016

HAND-FOOT-AND-MOUTH DISEASE ON THE RISE – EXPERTS BEG PARENTS TO LEARN THE WARNING SIGNS

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The easiest targets of the various bugs, flu, and viruses are the little ones. 

These kind of things are usual because the babies’ organisms are not so resistant to the much stronger viruses. 

However, nowadays, a new type of disease is spreading.

It’s called hand-foot-and-mouth disease.

WHILE HAND-FOOT-AND-MOUTH CONDITION IS ORIGINALLY FOUND IN ASIA, IN 2012, THE STATE OF ALABAMA PUBLISHED A NOTIFICATION THAT THE VIRUS GROWING WITH FULL SPEED. 

PEOPLE THEORIZE THAT THE VIRUS GOT IN THE USA BY TRAVELERS THAT VISITED COUNTRIES ON THE ASIAN TERRITORY.

WHAT IS HAND-FOOT-AND-MOUTH DISEASE?

So far, only a few details are known about the new virus, it is known as an enterovirus, hand-foot-and-mouth disease (or HFMD for short), it is highly infectious and it spreads via coughs, sneezes, and kisses.

HFMD IS MOST POPULAR AMIDST CHILDREN, THOUGH, GROWN-UPS CAN GET IT TOO!

The Symptoms

weakness, dizziness

sore throat

unnoticeable fever

sores developing on palms, feet, mouth

THE TREATMENT:

Initially, make sure your child stays at home so the virus is unable to reach to more people. 

You should not use antibiotics as the HFMD remedy, this virus is viral, but it is not bacterial and will ought to ‘run its path’: normally around 7 days.

ADDITIONALLY, IN THE MEANTIME YOU CAN DO SOME OF THESE THINGS TO EASE YOUR PAIN OR ITCHINESS:


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