Canker sore like sores that are spreading fever swollen neck glands painful to eat, talk, swallow canker sore or cold sore virus? Help!

Cold sore virus. It could be herpangina or gingivostomatitis. Herpangina is often caused by the hand-foot-mouth virus (coxsackie virus) & can cause a lot of pain from sores at the back of the throat usually have a high-fever with this. Gingivostomatitis is most often caused by herpes type 1 virus, and these sores are more often around the lips and oral mucosa closer to your mouth. Strep is a possibility as well.
See your doctor! This type of situation calls for you to be seen by either your physician or dentist to try to determine what is the cause and how to best treat the problem and enable healing. Waiting to get things evaluated can only make things get worse. Get care soon please.
Get to MD or ER. This may be the initial herpetic viral infection: primary herpetic gingivostomatitis. Can be other things as well. See your md asap. If you cannot, then get to er. Meantime : drink lots of fluids and take ibupfofen to help with fever, pain and to stay hydrated. Go get help now -- have someone bring you. Good luck!

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