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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Van Stralen
37 years experience Dentistry
Yes: Herpangina is similar to hand foot and mouth disease. It is often seen in children 3-10 years old but can occur at any age. See you primary care phys ... Read More

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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
44 years experience Cardiology
Viral illness: Everything you've described could all be caused by a viral illness. Are you around children? Or other folks who have been sick or, perhaps, stayed hom ... Read More
Dr. Joy Poskozim
Specializes in Dentistry
HFMD?: Hand, foot, and mouth disease (hfmd). Its caused by viruses that belong to the enterovirus group. This includes polioviruses, coxsackieviruses, echo ... Read More
Dr. Joel Doyon
36 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Allergic reaction: You could be allergic to medication, food, perfume, something in soap or lotion. See physician.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sunil Ummat
35 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Viral infection : Herpangina is a viral infection that causes painful blisters and sores in the mouth. It is usually self limiting and goes away by itself. Using mouth ... Read More
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Dr. Charles Kattuah
23 years experience Dentistry
Viral infection: Herpangina is a viral infection caused by the coxsackie virus. It usually causes mouth and throat sores with pain and fever. It is rarely fatal and wi ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Kattuah
23 years experience Dentistry
A viral infection: Herpangina is characterized by red vesicles or blisters of the soft palate and throat. It is usually seen in children and is caused by infection of th ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Mcnay
26 years experience Dentistry
For kids: Kids usually have this virus and it is self limiting. In other words there are no effective treatments for this. Antivirals don't do well against it n ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sanford Archer
38 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Oral pain: Herpangina is a viral infection of the mouth and results in small, painful blisters. There is no treatment, only supportive measures, such as cold pr ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Koos
21 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Coxsackievirus A/B: 7-10 days, although i have seen cases last up to 14 days until ulcerations heal.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Karsant
39 years experience Dentistry
Generally: A week or so. It is a virus and is self limiting. Treat the symptoms to be comfortable and it will resolve on its own.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Koos
21 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Herpangina: Is a self-limiting condition. Usually resolves in a week. There are no antiviral medications for treatment of coxsackie a, coxsackie b or enteroviru ... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jerry Brown
53 years experience Prosthodontics
Herpangina: Good day; Herpangina is a viral infection which causes small blisters (vesicles) that quickly rupture to form small ulcers. Most common in youngste ... Read More
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