Hand, foot and mouth diseaseOverview

overview

Hand, foot and mouth disease is a common infection that causes mouth ulcers and red spots on the hands and feet. It mainly affects children.

symptoms

Symptoms of hand, foot and mouth disease include mouth ulcers and red spots or blisters on the hands and feet.

treatments_overview

Hand, foot and mouth disease usually lasts up to 10 days. Until then, you can reduce pain with things like mouth ulcer gels, spays and painkillers.

Page last reviewed: 10/01/2018
Next review due: 10/01/2021