Sores occur toward the front of the mouth, on the sides of the tongue, inside the cheeks, and on the gums and may last 7-10 days. In most cases, sores can be found on the palms of the hands, the fingers, and the soles of the feet. A low-grade fever may last 1-2 days.
Mode of Transmission & Communicability
The virus is spread through contact with the nose and throat discharge and stool of infected persons. Communicable 1-3 weeks after onset of illness.
1. Exclude until the temperature is normal for 24 hours and the child is well enough to participate in normal activities.