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Dr. Crystal A. Peoples, MD

Family Practitioner

Dr. Crystal Peoples is a family practitioner practicing in Oak Park, IL. Dr. Peoples specializes in comprehensive health care for people of all ages. In addition to diagnosing and treating illnesses, family practitioners also put focus on preventative care with routine checkups, tests and personalized coaching on how to maintain a healthy lifestyle. Dr. Peoples possesses immense general knowledge on maintaining health and today, family practitioners provide more care for the underserved and rural populations than any other medical specialty.
Dr. Crystal A. Peoples, MD
  • Oak Park, IL
  • Rush
  • Accepting new patients

Is hand foot mouth disease dangerous?

Good afternoon, Hand, foot, and mouth disease is considered a mild viral illness. It is, however, easily transmitted by saliva, nasal secretions and respiratory droplets such READ MORE
Good afternoon,

Hand, foot, and mouth disease is considered a mild viral illness. It is, however, easily transmitted by saliva, nasal secretions and respiratory droplets such as from coughing or sneezing. The best prevention is to stay away from infected others. Personal hygiene is important, but difficult in little ones. The child care facility needs to have a protocol for keeping shared areas clean and regular/frequent hand washing.

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