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Can mono cause infertility in men or women

A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Philip Chenette
Fertility Medicine 39 years experience
Yes: Monomucleosis, like any medical stress, can cause infertility in men and women. The effects are generally short-term and reversible.
Dr. John Gordon
33 years experience
Unlikely: Only if you are too tired to have sex....But seriously there should be no long term impact on fertility from having mono. In the short run certainly y... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Depends: For you to recognize it as mono there is likely enough going on with the body that fever would be expected at some point.However, there are likely som... Read More
Dr. Dean Giannone
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Mono & fever.: Mono typically causes a high fever along with profound weakness.
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
A Verified Doctoranswered
Rheumatology 53 years experience
No: It will not cause pain on urination.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Josa
Allergy and Immunology 40 years experience
"immune system" ??: People with compromised immune systems can develop several complications of the virus. The virus itself leads to generalized weakness / fatigue whic... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bisher Abdullah
Pediatric Gastroenterology 33 years experience
Mono: No.But there in increase incidence of infection with mono if the immune system weakens.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Wasserman
Allergy and Immunology 45 years experience
Yes: The virus that causes mono infects immune system cells and can change the immune system in a variety of ways. Usually, the changes are only temporary.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Hard to say: Since you provided no history or symptoms,just a list of negative tests, the docs on the site have no information to work from. Be more specific if yo... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Geriatrics 31 years experience
No: Mononucleosis (http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/mononucleosis/basics/definition/con-20021164) is caused by Epstein-Barr virus (EBV), not ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 45 years experience
Lowish neuts, maybe?: Percentages don't give much useful information, and absolute white cells counts are of importance if and only if they're considerably away from the re... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
That is possible.: A significant case of mononucleosis could cause the period to be late.
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