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When red blisters on a child’s hand, foot, mouth become a parental concern
Red rashes on children’s hands, feet and mouth can be tough to manage as the children find it difficult to eat, making them irritable. Such rashes are the typical symptoms of hand, foot and mouth disease (HFMD), a pediatric infection seen an early age.
HFMD, one of the most common childhood infections, is usually self-limiting and mild. Doctors even term it one week’s illness. The child begins to show symptoms after two days of getting infected, a doctor tells Happiest Health.
Five ways to build immunity in kids
Doctors say that natural immunity can be obtained only when a child is exposed to more organisms in the environment and her/his immune system fights them and becomes stronger. If the child is falling ill frequently, it is probably because her/his immunity is improving
All you need to know about monkeypox
Over 50 countries have reported cases of monkeypox, a viral zoonotic infection. Find out its symptoms, how it spreads and how it can be treated
‘Good’ mosquitoes can help fight dengue
A study has concluded that infecting mosquitoes with Wolbachia bacteria (found naturally in 50 percent of insect species like mosquitoes, moths, dragonflies and butterflies) curbs the spread of dengue by 77 per cent and hospitalisation by 86 per cent.
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