Herpangina is a viral infection that causes sore throat and pus-filled sores on the throat, tongue, tonsils, and roof of the mouth. The illness is not serious and often goes away in less than a week.
|Primary Medical Reviewer||William H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine|
|Specialist Medical Reviewer||David Messenger, MD|
|Current as of||March 12, 2014|
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