Herpes simplex Herpetic whitlow Herpes gladiatorum Herpes simplex keratitis Herpetic sycosis Neonatal herpes simplex Herpes genitalis Herpes labialis Eczema herpeticum Herpetiform esophagitis. They may suggest a phone consultation. The viruses that cause the disease are of the Picornaviridae family. The viruses that cause HFMD are spread through close personal contact, through the air from coughing, and the feces of an infected person. Thousands of people may get infected.
Other types of enteroviruses sometimes cause hand-foot-and-mouth disease.
Hand-foot-and-mouth disease in adults
Taiwan Enterovirus Epidemic Working Group". Parvovirus B19 Erythema infectiosum Reticulocytopenia Papular purpuric gloves and socks syndrome. Complications from the viral infections that cause HFMD are rare, but require immediate medical treatment if present. Hand, foot, and mouth disease can also be transmitted through direct contact with unwashed hands or a surface containing traces of the virus. Accessed May 5,