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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ziad Akl
Dr. Ziad Akl answered
31 years experience Infectious Disease
There are no stages: Mono causes sore throat fever malaise lymph node swelling in neck. It can take several weeks for complete revovery.
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A 19-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Proffitt
43 years experience Family Medicine
Fever, fatigue, sore: Also sore throat, one may be fatigued have enlarged lymph nodes and feel generally ill and have a rash. Rarely one can have hepatitis with this. Ple ... Read More
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Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
41 years experience Internal Medicine
The symptoms of Mono include:: Enlarged liver, Malaise, Fever, Large spleen, Muscle pain, Rash, Swollen neck glands, Enlarged tonsils, Spots on tonsils, Swollen tonsils, Yellow ey ... Read More
Dr. Thomas Namey
48 years experience Rheumatology
This slide is a good: SUMMARY OF MONO'S FEATURES!
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Mono complications: In very instances one can develop severe hepatitis which can cause death. Sometime an undetected ruptured spleen can cause death.
A 15-year-old male asked:
Dr. Matthew Goren
32 years experience Ophthalmology
It's a virus: And is spread through close personal contact like other similar viruses.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
HARD TO SPECULATE: Mono is usually caused by the EB virus and for many it will happen as an unremarkable viral infection in early to mid childhood.If so you would be imm ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Nelson
33 years experience Family Medicine
Flu-like symptoms: Usually mono begins like a cold or flu. You will have a fever, sore throat and swollen gland. The severe fatigue follows a day or two later.
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A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Francine Yep
31 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Mono -also known as the kissing disease - is contagious. It's spread through spit (liking sharing eating utensils and ... Kissing).
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A 60-year-old male asked:
Dr. Larry Lutwick
49 years experience Infectious Disease
In almost all cases,: The classical infectious mononucleosis illness caused by epstein-barr virus is treated symptomatically.
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerald Mandell
52 years experience Nuclear Medicine
Saliva: Infectious mononucleosis (mono) is often called kissing disease. Virus causing mono is transmitted through saliva, so you can get it through kissing, ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Saliva: Mono is an infection by epstein barr virus. The virus is spread through saliva. It may also be acquired through blood transfusion. For details see the ... Read More
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