Children often get sick HANDS - FEET - ORAL than adults .
Hand - foot - mouth disease is an infectious disease spread from person to person , prone to epidemics caused by intestinal bacteria cause . The disease is common in children under 5 years of age but the disease can occur in older children and adults. The disease occurs year round , rising moment from February to April and from September to December in the year . The disease spread quickly from child to child secretions from the nose , mouth , stool , saliva young when coughing , sneezing .
The incubation period is usually 3 to 7 days is 0.1 to 2 days after the period of fever, fatigue , sore throat , loss of appetite and diarrhea . Next stage will be children with typical symptoms of the disease such as mouth ulcers : ulcers or burns red 2 - 3mm diameter water in the oral mucosa , gums , tongue , mouth pain , anorexia , not feeding , increased salivation ; Rash Dengfeng country : the palms, soles of the feet , knees , buttocks ; exist for a short time ( less than 7 days ) then can leave bruises , ulcers rarely or multiple infections .
Most contagious period is the first week of illness. Hand - foot - mouth disease is not spread from animals to humans . Most patients hand - foot - mouth usually mild progression , restore itself after 7 to 10 days . However, the disease can lead to fatal complications of meningitis , encephalitis , myocarditis , pulmonary edema for manifestations : high fever, continuous fever for 2 days , startled , crying , breathing fast , trembling limbs , paralysis spending .