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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
Dr. James Wright
33 years experience Dentistry
Contagious virus: Herpangina is a viral illness that involves blisters and ulcerative lesions in a patients mouth. Symptoms may include, mouth pain, a sore throat, and ... 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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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Pyle
39 years experience Dentistry
Viscous lidocaine: A prescription for viscous Lidocaine (often with Benadryl (diphenhydramine) and kaopectate) is effective.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Trager
55 years experience Dentistry
yes: Caused by coxsackie virus passed on in same household -of short duration with vesicles in hard and soft palate preceded by ulcers not that painful -l ... Read More

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