Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease (HFMD)

Dear Readers,

HFMD is on the rise and it is often best we take precautionary measures.

So what are the symptoms:

  • spots on sole of feet, palms, and mouth
  • fever
  • headache
  • ulcers in the throat
Should you find any of these in your child, please consult a doctor immediately.
You can also follow this link to know more about HFMD from the Health Promotion Board;
Remember to always wash your hands before and after meals, toileting and play.
Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease, Health Promotion Board, 2012. Retrieved April 9 2012 from http://www.hpb.gov.sg/health_articles/hfmd/
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