Summarized by Plex Health
Last Updated: 09 May 2022

Herpangina is a common childhood years health problem brought on by a Coxsackie virus. Herpangina is a common virus that causes sores in the mouth. In tropical nations, your children can get herpangina all year round. Newborns, pregnant women, and people who are immunocompromised can get herpangina and go to risk for getting a serious infection. For the majority of people, herpangina is a self-limiting and mild disease. The most common viruses liable consist of: Coxsackie B; Coxsackie A16; Enterovirus 71; Echovirus. You can get the virus from someone that is sick with herpangina and coughs, sneezes, screams, or sings near you.

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