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My 2yr old granddaughter has hand foot and mouth from

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My 2yr old granddaughter has hand foot and mouth from babysitter but she has blisters on Butt checks do i need to go to hospital tonight or can I take her to doctor tomorrow?
Submitted: 7 months ago.
Category: Pediatrics
Expert:  Dr. Su S. replied 7 months ago.

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Expert:  Dr. Su S. replied 7 months ago.

Does she have have fever or any other symptom?

How is feeding? urine?

Expert:  Dr. Su S. replied 7 months ago.

Hello again,

I was waiting for response from you.

Hand foot mouth disease is viral infection.
The rash may appear in buttocks, legs, genitalia or rarely in other areas.
Mouth ulcers can be very painful and there can be difficulty in swallowing.
So please give sips of fluid to keep good hydration.
Viral infection usually takes its course.
Please keep her at rest.
In the absence of very high fever or dehydration, it will not be necessary to take her to hospital.
You can take her to doctor in the morning.
I hope this information will be helpful.
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Wish her healthy life.