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What you need to know about hand, foot and mouth disease

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Protect yourself from hand, foot and mouth disease.

Protect yourself from hand, foot and mouth disease.

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Hand, foot and mouth disease is more common than you think, especially among children. In this episode of "Ask An Expert" Pediatrician Nathan Bexfield tells parents what to do if they suspect their child has contracted the illness and how to help kids avoid it altogether.

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