Have you ever realized that a fake truth or myth can totally change your entire life especially it comes to certain kinds of disease? However, a real fact can help you even narrow escaping from a contagious infection. Here in this article we are going to discuss about the certain kinds of facts and myths about the disease named hand, foot and mouth disease.
Myth: An adult person can’t get this infection.
Real fact: True that hand, foot and mouth disease generally affects toddlers or the children under the age of 10 but this doesn’t meant that a teenage or adult person doesn’t ever get infected from this virus. The virus can affect any person at any age. However, most often an adult person don’t get traits of this viral infection.
Myth: Hand, foot and mouth disease is not a contagious infection.
Fact: The fact about this infection is that this is a highly contagious infection that can easily spread by normal exposure to the virus. Even the person who has no traits can lead to spread the virus. It can be easily spread through nasal secretion, by coughing or sneezing. Even open defecation can lead to the infection of hand, foot and mouth disease.
Myth: Antibiotics can be influential for hand, foot and mouth diseases.
Fact: You do need to know the fact that hand, foot and mouth disease is a virus infection so there is no relevance of using antibacterial medicines. These kinds of medicines can only weaken your immunity.
Myth: Following home remedy for hand, foot and mouth disease doesn’t help you to sooth the condition.
Fact: Not only home remedy helps you managing the traits of hand, foot and mouth disease but also helps in improving your overall health especially the immunity. An improved immunity can be helpful in managing the severity of hand, foot and mouth disease traits.
Myth: There is only one virus that causes hand, foot and mouth disease.
Fact: There are certain kinds of virus that can lead to the evolvement of hand, foot and mouth disease. The very common virus is coxsackievirus A16 however other virus such as Enterovirus 71 (EV-71), coxsackievirus and enterovirus can also lead to the infection of hand, foot and mouth disease.
Myth: There is not a vaccination for hand, foot and mouth disease.
Fact: There is existence of a vaccination in china for the condition of hand, foot and mouth disease since December 2015 but, it is not available in America or any other country. The vaccinations name is EV71 vaccine.
Myth: Hand, foot and mouth disease doesn’t lead to any major health issue.
Fact: Hand, foot and mouth disease can lead to certain kinds of serious health illness such as you might experience fall of fingernail and toenail. You may also experience stiff neck and head ache or even pain during the occurrence of hand, foot and mouth disease.