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Dr. Michael Silverman
Specializes in Infectious Disease
Kissing disease: Most commonly transmitted via saliva.
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Diane Minich
36 years experience in Family Medicine
A virus: Epstein barr is a virus that is often transmitted through saliva.
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Dr. Larry Lutwick
48 years experience in Infectious Disease
State of infection : The tests can say if a person is susceptible to ebv, if an ebv infection is ongoing or if an acute infection occurred in the past.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience in Family Medicine
Variable : The symptoms of ebv in mononucleosis last anywhere from days to weeks and months average is about 4 weeks, but some get better in a week and others l ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Larry Lutwick
48 years experience in Infectious Disease
Cause of mono: Ebv is one of 8 human herpes viruses and is the classical cause of infectious mononucleosis (glandular fever). Once infected, an individual will asym ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Singer
50 years experience in Pediatric Neurology
Epstein barr virus: If you have symptoms of an active infection, do not share your eating utensils, drinks and drinking glasses or cups. Be sure to wash utensils and gla ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Ein
47 years experience in Infectious Disease
Kissing: Epstein barr virus the cause of mononucleosis is spread by kissing. Once you are infected you shead virus in your saliva for 18 months, long after yo ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Larry Lutwick
48 years experience in Infectious Disease
Glandular fever: Ebv causes, especially in young adults, an illness with fever, sore throat, swollen neck lymph glands, fatigue and an enlarged spleen.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Larry Lutwick
48 years experience in Infectious Disease
Glandular fever: Or mononucleosis as it is more properly called is the most common presentation for ebv when it causes symptoms. Fever, sore throat, swollen lymph gla ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Epstein barr virus: Epstein-Barr Virus (EBV) Antibody Test or mononuclear spot test or monospot test.

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