A 90-year-old female asked:
Have rash on instep on both feet, red splotches on arms, and now sore throat?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Ashu Syal answered
29 years experience in Pediatric Nephrology and Dialysis
Hand foot mouth dise: Both 'sores' in posterior pharynx and ' exudates' in posterior pharynx--- cause sore throat. If you have sores or ulcers then it is herpangina ( a viral illness), if it is exudates; need throat culture to distinguish between strept throat and mononucleosis.
Answered on Sep 30, 2012
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