How to prevent and treat infant hand, foot and mouth disease?


Every year from April to July at the end of spring and early summer is the high-incidence period of hand, foot and mouth disease. This is a disease that is common in babies between 6 months and 5 years old and is mainly caused by a bacteria called "enterovirus". For the little babies, they don't have this awareness of paying attention to hygiene, and put everything into their mouths, making them the biggest target of this pathogen's invasion.

Hand, foot and mouth disease cannot be prevented by vaccines, but beware of bacterial infection or infection. Therefore, mothers should pay special attention to the baby's hygiene: washing hands frequently with hand lotion, not sharing personal hygiene products, avoiding too much close contact with other babies and adults, etc., can effectively prevent infection.

If the baby has been infected with hand, foot and mouth disease, you need to add more water to the baby and pay attention to rest at the same time.

In addition, it is best to eat some acetaminophen or ibuprofen to help the baby do the treatment of fever, taking these can also relieve the pain caused by the baby's herpes and ulcers.

In terms of diet, parents should pay more attention to feeding soft, liquid, or semi-liquid food as much as possible, and the diet should be light, digestible, and heavy-tasting foods that are too salty and sweet may irritate the wounds in the baby’s mouth. Oh!