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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ashu Syal
Dr. Ashu Syal answered
30 years experience Pediatric Nephrology and Dialysis
Nope: Elevation of hepatic enzymes is very common with mono. Good news is, it's all reversible.
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Agree with Dr. S: Liver enzyme elevation is common with mono and should subside. Talk to her doctor if re-testing in 3-4 months is warranted and also talk to her/him ab ... Read More

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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Bruck
28 years experience Pediatrics
Not normal: The febrile phase of momo is only about 1-2 weeks. If you have fever for this long there must be something else going on. Should get reevaluated.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Leander Po
18 years experience Infectious Disease
Be proactive!!!!: Being proactive goes a long way. 1. Talk to your doctor to make sure your fever isn't caused by another condition. 2.Maintain a schedule/ structure t ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vahe Yetimyan
51 years experience General Practice
Mono symptoms: Unfortunately it can go for many months. You should rest, hydrate and eat well, take OTC meds for the symptom relief. Avoid trauma to the spleen. Keep ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Similar: Strep throat and mono are often quite similar at the beginning. Strep has a tendency to diminish in intensity after several days while mono increases. ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Woods
28 years experience Pathology
No clear treatment.: Apparently, glandular fever is a viral infection caused by the epstein-barr virus. It can be transmitted by oral contact, like kissing, and airborne ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Yes: It is always a bad idea to smoke and getting glandular fever is an excellent opportunity to quit. Smoking can only add to mucosal irritation and prolo ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Can be normal: The common screening test for this problem can be negative early in the illness, becoming positive several weeks later.There are also other (non EB) v ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Boris Ripa
36 years experience Pediatrics
If: It confirmed strep infection.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Description/diagnoss: Tonsillitis is just a lay term for the tonsils being infected or inflamed. Glandular fever is a lay term usually linked to EB Virus mononucleosis, a s ... Read More

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