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A 57-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
23 years experience Family Medicine
No correlation: Both mononucleosis and hepatitis c (former known as non-a/non-b hepatitis) are viral illnesses, although, the two viruses are completely different one ... Read More
Dr. Keegan Duchicela
14 years experience Family Medicine
Liver inflammation: Mononucleosis usually causes some elevation in liver enzymes or liver inflammation. Since hepatitis c can be a chronic disease of the liver, having m ... Read More
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Dr. Joseph Jeu
44 years experience Family Medicine
If : If you have mononucleosus and sore throat and rash please see your physician to make sure you don't also have strep throat. They often happen at the ... Read More
Dr. Khalid Khan
54 years experience Ophthalmology
Itching: Benadryl (diphenhydramine) 50mg twice a day would help itching and insomnia , also caladryl lotion on the itching site is also helpful.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
Not really: The disease will run its course. Your friend needs to rest and give it some time.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience 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
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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.
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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