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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Mononucleosis: If you have mono hydrate well, rest, use nsaid’s or tylenol (acetaminophen) for pain/ fever, gargle with warm salt water if your throat is sore ; avoi ... Read More

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A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Proffitt
42 years experience in Family Medicine
Varies: Mononucleosis is a viral illness. It can last from a few days to several weeks to months. Rest, nutrition, and time are necessary for treatment. On ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerald Mandell
51 years experience in Nuclear Medicine
Awhile: The virus has incubation period of approximately four to six weeks.Signs and symptoms such as fever and sore throat usually lessen within a couple of ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Mcgranahan
23 years experience in Pediatrics
Mono...: …is usually caused by the Epstein Barr virus or CMV (cytomegalovirus). The initial infection typically only lasts for 2-3 weeks but the fatigue and s ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kent
11 years experience in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Depends: This depends where the pain is, whether you have throat pain, spleen pain, headaches, etc. As the pain should be fairly short lived, you should speak ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Martin
27 years experience in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Monostat: Monostat is a topical antifungal treatment. Miconazole works by inhibiting the synthesis of ergosterol, a component of fungal cell membranes.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ziad Akl
Dr. Ziad Akl answered
30 years experience in 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 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Proffitt
42 years experience in 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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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
White blood cells: Lymphocytes and monocytes. Two classes of your friends who fight infections and invaders.
A female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience in Infectious Disease
Yes, give it time: The acute symptoms of infectious mononucleosis (mono), such as fever, sore throat, and enlarged lymph nodes, typically last 2-3 weeks. Fatigue may las ... Read More

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