Painful sores, a slight fever and a not much of an appetite … those are a few symptoms of hand, foot and mouth disease. Something doctors are seeing a bit early in Michiana this year. Doctors say usually they see these cases popping up in late summer.
It's an uncomfortable disease that's highly contagious Hand-foot mouth disease is a fecal-oral disease that spreads quickly.
Easy prevention: WASH YOUR HANDS.
On Monday afternoon WSBT asked its Facebook followers if they've heard of any cases ...
More than 20 people told us a family member is suffering or has recently suffered the disease in the past couple weeks.
Doctors say its common among children under the age of 10, specifically 6 months to 4 years old. But, that doesn't mean adults are in the clear.