Its caused by viruses that belong to the enterovirus group. This includes polioviruses, coxsackieviruses, echoviruses, & enteroviruses. Signs are fever
, blister-like sores in the mouth (herpangina
), & a skin rash
. If it is painful to swallow, drink liquids to stay hydrated. Take otc tylenol
) for fever, Ibuprofen
for pain/swelling. And see an md to be sure!