A 36-year-old female asked:
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i was diagnosed wit mono a week ago. dr gave me medicines to take still having trouble. is it normal to have pain on the sides of head & cheek bones?

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Dr. Farhad Sigari
20 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Yes: Mono can cause significant swelling and inflammation of the lymph nodes of the neck. It might take several weeks for them to settle down. If symptoms worsen then I would recommend being seen again. Usually it takes some time for patients to start feeling better
Answered on Jul 23, 2014
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