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Hand, Foot, and Mouth Disease: How to Ease the Pain — 4 Comments

  1. Great post! I found out my son came down with this, when his daycare called me saying they thought he had chickenpox. I took him to the doctor and learned all about this. One thing we did that helped him with soothing his rash (as he was covered since he has severe Eczema) was to have him soak in a warm bath with a sock filled with oatmeal and knotted. He sat in the tub and would squish the sock to release the oatmeal into the water. It gave him some relief from the itching.
    • Oh no! I'm so sorry. Hopefully everyone gets lucky and it doesn't spread, but yes, STAY HOME! Stay home until they are totally better, because it is so insanely contagious and it is such a miserable bug to have. It is, without a doubt, the most awful, severe, make me wish I was dead sore throat I have ever had.

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