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what is the probability of having mumps more than once? are mumps symptoms very similar to infectious mononucleosis?

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Dr. Jeff McFadden
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Not likely: But you may want to have your MMR titers checked to see if you are immune and may need booster shot. Both diseases are viral but from different viruses. Symptoms can overlap or may present differently. Have your doctor evaluate you if not done already. Best of luck.

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