Conditions + Treatments

Treatments for Herpangina in Children

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The goal of treatment for herpangina is to help decrease the severity of the symptoms. Since it's a viral infection, antibiotics are ineffective. Treatment for your child may include:

  • increased fluid intake
  • acetaminophen for any fever
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