Hand foot and mouth disease or you can say HFMD is an infection caused by the certain kinds of viruses. CoxsackieA-16 virus is a very common virus that may easily lead to Hand foot and mouth disease in any person. This is an immensely infectious infection that can even spread if the patient has no even single traits or indications. This virus generally infects toddler but an adult or adolescence can also receive this infection. Enterovirus 71 is second most common virus that leads to the evolvement of Hand foot and mouth disease. You may also get this infection by the exposure to coxsackie virus and entero virus.
Normally the virus doesn’t lead to the evolvement of any kinds of traits but in few cases the patients may evolve certain kind of traits. Most often the disease doesn’t cause any major health issues but the patient who has a weaken immunity may lead to the moderate or even acute traits. Pain is the very common indication of HFMD infection however, you may also get the signs and symptoms such as vomiting, nausea, tiredness, loss of appetite and irritability. For reducing these traits most often the patients go for the antibacterial medicines. You need to be aware of the fact that this is a viral infection so there is no relevance of using any kind of antivirals. You can simply get relief from its pain by following certain kinds of natural treatment or applying home remedies. Lemon balm can be used for reducing the pain and improving the immune system. You can also use baking soda to get a better relief from pain and its irritation. It will also speed up the healing process of infection. Applying ice packs on the affected area can immensely useful in reducing pain and inflammation caused by the hand foot and mouth disease. Peppermint has a cooling effects as well as healing properties that can be useful to diminish the pain caused
by the hand foot and mouth disease. Garlic has antiviral properties that can be used for diminishing the pain and itchiness caused by this infection. So above are the very common natural ingredients or home remedies that can be followed by any HFMD patient to get rid of it.