How Long is Hand Foot and Mouth Disease Contagious?

How long hand foot and mouth disease is contagious will depend on how the disease runs it’s course in an individual. A person is contagious from the time they begin to experience symptoms until after their last blister lesions disappear. The exception to that would be that some patients shed the virus in their stool for several weeks. Good hygiene and hand washing will ensure that the virus does not spread that way. For more information look at the following website.