A 56-year-old member asked:
Sore throat mouth sores and swollen gums. Allergies?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Daniel Rubenstein answered
50 years experience in Dentistry
Probably not allergy: This sounds very much like a viral infection. Herpangina, herpetic stomatitis, and hand-foot-and mouth disease all have similar symptoms. All will heal on their own in 7-10 days. See your dentist or ENT specialist for a definitive diagnosis and treatment of the symptoms.
Answered on Mar 5, 2020
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