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Are herpangina blisters contagious?

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In brief: Herpangina

Usually occurs in children but can occur in anyone.
It is a viral infection and it is contagious. Patients usually develop ulcers in the back of the throat, with a resulting sore throat and fever. The infection clears up in 7-10 days.

In brief: Herpangina

Usually occurs in children but can occur in anyone.
It is a viral infection and it is contagious. Patients usually develop ulcers in the back of the throat, with a resulting sore throat and fever. The infection clears up in 7-10 days.
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