How to Treat Bornholm Disease?

Medical Treatment:
  • No specific treatment for Bornholm disease
  • The infection clears up on its own within a week
  • It cannot be treated with antibiotics as the condition is caused by a virus
  • Use over-the-counter painkillers, such as paracetamol and ibuprofen
  • Newborn infants - treated with immunoglobin to make the effects of the virus less severe and help prevent complications. This is offered only on specialist advice.

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