CHESTERFIELD, VA (WWBT) - The coxsackie virus, also known as the hand-foot-mouth syndrome, causes painful sores in the mouth and sometimes also the feet, hands and buttocks.
It's treated with acetaminophen or ibuprofen and a lot of water.
See your doctor if sore throat persists (to confirm diagnosis), or if your child is drinking less than normal and has decreased urination of less than every 6-8 hours.
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