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how much weight do you lose when you have mono

A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
Continue workup: Teen cancers don't announce themselves in this way without either very abnormal blood work, very abnormal neuro stuff, or a mass. You're checking your ... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience in Pediatrics
Some basics: The spleen does enlarge in some patients but not all. Things like tackle football, horse riding, wrestling, etc are the trauma related sports I cauti ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience in Pediatrics
Mild Mono: It probably wont, but i would wait until your spleen returns to normal size, which shouldnt be too long, since you seem to have a mild case.
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Dr. Nicholas Martin
48 years experience in Family Medicine
Exam of sumandibular: Monucleosis is caused by the epstein-barr virus which causes swelling of the submandibular glands and lymph nodes in the upper neck. There are two dif ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience in Pediatrics
Depends on variables: Most are considered contagious through oral secretions for the first 3 weeks in adults. Your worksite may have a policy on such issues and i would con ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience in Rheumatology
Much less....: You activity level must fall, or the duration of illness and its severity will both be worsened. Anyone who is ill with infection, must cut their acti ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience in Pediatrics
Maybe,maybe not: Mono is usually a mild flu like illness in kids, but intensifies in older patients.In most it will run it's course in 3 weeks, in 10% it may take 3 mo ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Might be possible: Sxs of mononucleosis may include: fever, sore throat, decreased appetite, feeling tired, feeling poorly overall, rash, swollen lymph nodes, muscle ach ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Mononucleosis: Please submit a clear & specific question about Mono. Clarify and re-ask.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience in Pediatrics
Rest for mono: Get plenty of rest and eat a proper diet.Mono is a self limiting disease and you should start to be feeling after 2-4 weeks.

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