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how long do herpangina blisters last

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Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
51 years experience Dentistry
Herpangina: Usually occurs in children but can occur in anyone. It is a viral infection and it is contagious. Patients usually develop ulcers in the back of the ... Read More

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Dr. Cornelius Oleary
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Yes: Studies show that have foot mouth disease and enterovial vesicular pharyngitis is contagious through handshakes kissing sharing beverages hugging etc. ... Read More
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Yes : Virus is very contagious, . http://www.dermnetnz.org/topics/herpangina/
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 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Lipkin
52 years experience Internal Medicine
Usually 5-6 days: The throat lesions usually resolve in 5-6 days( range 3 to 10 days).
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Alder
47 years experience Dentistry
10 days: May be a week it would be contagious while there are active lesions. The disease usually resolves in about a week. See this site for more information. ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
38 years experience Family Medicine
Probably: Herpangina is caused by coxsackievirus & is very contagious through saliva & fecal matter (importance of handwashing after toilet use). Also called ha ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
May be a week: It would be contagious while there are active lesions. The disease usually resolves in about a week. See this site for more information. http://www.n ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Confusing statement: Herpangina is in the mouth, impetigo is on the skin. It is one or the other by location. Herpangina is caused by a transient virus which disappears af ... Read More
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Dr. Jennifer Atkins
11 years experience Pediatrics
Several weeks: The causes of herpangina vary but generally children are contagious up to a week before there even symptomatic and can still spread the virus several ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Diamond
46 years experience Pediatrics
Variable: Can be as long as 10-14 days.Best avoid others until ulcers dry.These numbers are generalizations.
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