- The Mexican Social Security Institute (IMSS) reported an alert for possible virus cases Coxsackie.
- The nurseries located in the Metepec area belonging to the IMSS placed a notice addressed to users and authorized persons.
- It is generally a condition that occurs in children under 10 years of age, although it can sometimes occur in young adults, reports this institution.
A condition that is rarely talked about but that care must be taken in minors is hand-foot-and-mouth disease, which is commonly caused by the virus Coxsackie A 16 and some other viruses belonging to the same family.
The Mexican Social Security Institute (IMSS) reported an alert for possible virus cases Coxsackieplacing notices in their day care centers for the detection of signs or symptoms in minors.
The day care centers located in the Metepec area belonging to the IMSS placed a notice addressed to users and authorized persons: “You are informed that we have isolated rooms due to cases of Coxsackie (hand, foot, mouth), if you detect any sign or symptom, please report it to development”.
Coxsackie symptoms: be careful with your children
The New York Department of Health details that he coxsackie is a viral infection caused by a variety of the virus coxsackie It is spread through direct contact with secretions from the nose and throat, feces, and blisters of infected people.
It is generally a condition that occurs in children under 10 years of age, although it can sometimes occur in young adults, reports this institution.
What are the symptoms of coxsackie?
The IMSS informs that the symptoms of people who present illness due to coxsackie include:
- Red rash on the feet and hands that can turn into blisters and even appear on other areas such as the genitals
According to IMSSthe coxsackie it is very frequent in summer and autumn, particularly affecting babies and children, who acquire it in schools.
How is coxsackie removed?
Mayo Clinic points There is no specific treatment for infections due to coxsackie and antibiotics do not work to treat the disease or other viral infection.
this clinic points out that the suggestion is rest, fluids, and over-the-counter pain relievers or fever reducers when appropriate.
“Most cases of infection by coxsackie Viruses are uncomplicated and resolve in about a week. If the minor presents more severe signs or symptoms, such as intense headaches, joint pain or high fever, they should be evaluated by a specialist. Mayo Clinic.
In accordance with Mayo Clinicthe coxsackie can cause meningitis and, in rare cases, a child infected with the coxsackie virus can develop a serious condition that may require hospitalization.
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