Treating Bornholm disease

There's no specific treatment for Bornholm disease. The infection usually clears up by itself after about a week.

As the condition is caused by a viral infection, it can't be treated with antibiotics .

Over-the-counter painkillers such as aspirin shouldn't be given to children under the age of 16.

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Medically Reviewed by a doctor on 21 Dec 2018