• Symptoms
    • Fever
    • Headache
    • Loss of appetite
    • Sore throat, or painful swallowing
    • Ulcers in the mouth and throat, and similar sores on the feet, hands, and buttocks

    The ulcers usually have a white to whitish-gray base and a red border. They may be very painful. Generally, there are only a few sores.

    Signs and tests

    Tests are not normally necessary. Diagnosis can usually be made from the history and physical examination.