Top answers from doctors based on your search:
Disclaimer

mononucleosis in adults over 50

A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edwin Ishoo
A Verified Doctor answered
A US doctor answered Learn more
Mononucleosis: It may last months. In some cases, chronic fatigue syndrome is associated with a history of mono. During the acute phase, there is splenic congestion ... Read More
Dr. Deborah Ungerleider
36 years experience Pediatrics
Varies: The fatigue from mono is very variable from person to person;unfortunately there is no way to predict how long it will be.If you rest enough and follo ... Read More
Dr. Stephen Rothstein
A Verified Doctor answered
A US doctor answered Learn more
Mono: Unfortunately it can go on for many months. Rest and hydration are important. Stay in close touch with your doctor

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits
$15 per month
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Weisman
36 years experience Neurology
Tingling: Is not typically seen unless one hyperventilated, has a high fever or an electrolyte imbalance. discuss this with your doctor.
A member asked:
Dr. R. Keith Hill
22 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Yes: Generally you can have symptoms similar to the flu or a bad cold. You can also have a very severe sore throat with enlarged tonsils.
5
5 thanks
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
It can be.: Sxs of mononucleosis: fever, sore throat, decreased appetite, feeling tired, feeling poorly overall, rash, swollen lymph nodes, muscle aches & pain & ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barbara A Majeroni
Specializes in Family Medicine
Virus: The cause of mononucleosis is the epstein- barr virus. There is no cure. The virus will run its course in time. Meanwhile lots of rest is in order, an ... Read More
6
6 thanks
A member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Rarely: A few boys/men have a genetic defect that causes progressive illness with epstein barr virus (ebv) infection. In most people ebv causes a self limite ... Read More
1
1 thank
A female asked:
Dr. Pouya Shafipour
23 years experience Family Medicine
Fatigue, sore throat: A single, large lymph node on either side of the neck, sleepiness, nausea, loss of appetite and in some extreme cases, viral hepatitis (when mono is f ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
No: The standard adult case generally runs its course in 3-4 wks with a fraction that persist to 3 months. (5%) the "chronic fatigue syndrome" popularize ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Audrey Rogers
35 years experience Pediatrics
Number of white cell: A mono white count is the number of white blood cells in your blood stream when you have mononucleosis. Typically the wbc's are more lymphocytes and ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amy Deeken
20 years experience Pathology
No definate link: No one knows what triggers genetically predisposed individuals to develop celiac's. There have been rare case reports of patients developing celiac f ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Homa Mahdavi
Specializes in Pediatrics
Not in early phase: There is a risk of spleen rupture in the early phase of the disease, contact sports should be avoided for 3 month. Aerobic excessive could be resume e ... Read More

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits
$15 per month