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Can foot and mouth disease contribute to conjunctivitis?

I'm a grandmother and my grandkids contracted "foot and mouth disease" from the daycare provider's three year old. I was w/my two grandchildren and even slept w/the 3 year old so my son and daughter in-law could sleep. Spencer had sores in his mouth and was hurting. Can foot and mouth disease contribute to conjunctivitis?

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Nonna1954

Asked by Nonna1954 at 12:44 PM on Nov. 8, 2013 in Kids' Health

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  • I'm pretty sure they're completely separate things.
    mompam

    Answer by mompam at 2:20 PM on Nov. 8, 2013

  • They are caused by different bacteria. You however can get hand foot mouth from them. I got hand foot mouth from my children and it sucked. I thought I had the flu (high fever, chills, body aches, the works) then the blisters appeared.
    AF4life

    Answer by AF4life at 6:07 PM on Nov. 8, 2013

  • I don't think so.
    tyfry7496

    Answer by tyfry7496 at 9:26 PM on Nov. 22, 2013

  • Different bacteria. So no.
    theMOMmission

    Answer by theMOMmission at 5:15 PM on Jan. 29, 2014

  • No, see the Dr.
    escuchar

    Answer by escuchar at 9:08 PM on Apr. 16, 2014

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