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How is hand, foot and mouth disease diagnosed?

Most of the time a doctor will diagnose hand, foot and mouth disease based on the external symptoms. Very rarely, a throat swab or feces sample may be taken for laboratory testing.

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Author: Dr Idan Ben-Barak PhD, MSc, BSc (Med)
First answered: 18 Sep 2014
Last reviewed: 19 May 2018
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Category: Rubella


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