Wesley Chapel, FL
A 36-year-old female asked:
my 5 yr old has herpangina, how long is it contagious for?
3 doctor answers • 3 doctors weighed in
Pathology 49 years experience
5572 viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Dentistry 20 years experience
Herpangina: Viral condition common in 3-10 year olds. A thorough examination and definitive diagnosis is important.
Call your health care provider if:
fever, sore throat, or mouth sores last for more than 5 days.
Your child is having trouble drinking liquids or looks dehydrated, or
fever becomes very high or does not go away. Good communication is very important.
5570 viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Psychiatry 32 years experience
Herpangina: As long as active lesions are present, usually within first week.
5024 viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Last updated Oct 15, 2016
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