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Is coxsackie virus considered an autoimmune disease?

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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics
3 doctors agree

In brief: No

Coxsackie virus infections cause some cold symptoms, small throat ulcers, rashes on the hands and feet, some fever, tummy upset, etc.
.. It is not considered an autoimmune disease.

In brief: No

Coxsackie virus infections cause some cold symptoms, small throat ulcers, rashes on the hands and feet, some fever, tummy upset, etc.
.. It is not considered an autoimmune disease.
Dr. Robert Kwok
Dr. Robert Kwok
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Dr. Jack Mutnick
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology

In brief: No

It is simply a virus that many of us are exposed to.
Due to antibody production, there can occasionally be the development of an autoimmune disease but it is difficult to say if it was caused by coxsackie virus or simply set into motion by coxsackie virus.

In brief: No

It is simply a virus that many of us are exposed to.
Due to antibody production, there can occasionally be the development of an autoimmune disease but it is difficult to say if it was caused by coxsackie virus or simply set into motion by coxsackie virus.
Dr. Jack Mutnick
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