Most often, it is caused by enterovirus and is one of the symptoms of the Coxsackie virus, however, other viruses can also be at fault, said the pediatrician Olya Leskiv.
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Herpangina – symptoms of acute onset. Fever. Rashes in the oral cavity. Pain in the oral cavity. It’s hard to eat. Anxiety and weakness.
How to treat herpangin
Vesicles appear on the mucous membranes, cheeks, gums, throat, or palate. After a few days, they burst, which can cause ulcers.
Around the rash is a characteristic red rim that distinguishes this rash from other possible ones.
The treatment is symptomatic and does not need antibiotics at all. To anesthetize the throat, children from 3 years old can be given cold food or drinks. With proper care, the disease itself passes through 10-14 days.
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