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can i be re-infected with mono?

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Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Not from EBV virus: Mono is caused by the ebv virus. Once a person catches ebv, it seems to stay in one's body, and can re-activate to cause mono-like symptoms more than once. Re-activation is sort of like being re-infected by one's own virus, but it is not a true re-infection by an outside virus. Occasionally, other germs can cause a "mono-like" illness.
Answered on Sep 28, 2016
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Dr. Yale Kanter
61 years experience Ophthalmology
Mononucleosis: Usaly you get a relapse of symptoms with or without complications.
Answered on Aug 23, 2013

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