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What is herpangina?
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Dr. James Wright
Dentistry
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In brief: 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 a fever. Vesicles with red surrounds. Herpangina is a very contagious infection which occurs for the most part in children under 10. It is possible for adults who are caring for infected children to become infected.

In brief: 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 a fever. Vesicles with red surrounds. Herpangina is a very contagious infection which occurs for the most part in children under 10. It is possible for adults who are caring for infected children to become infected.
Dr. James Wright
Dr. James Wright
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1 doctor agrees
In brief: 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 thecoxsackie virus type a or b. It is self limiting, and usually clears up on its own but it is contagious.

In brief: 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 thecoxsackie virus type a or b. It is self limiting, and usually clears up on its own but it is contagious.
Dr. Charles Kattuah
Dr. Charles Kattuah
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