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A 20-year-old female asked:

Reoccurring short periods of sore throat, congestion, cough and fever (101-102) every 9-12 months the past few years. had mono age 15, causing this?

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Dr. Ellen Altenburg
Pediatrics 32 years experience
Not uncommon: Having one or two episodes of short lived viral infections a year is pretty normal. Viral infections last 3 to 7 days typically. Typically it will happen in the winter months.
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