A 46-year-old member asked:
Which body system does mono affect?
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Pediatrics 28 years experience
All body systems: Mono is caused by a virus and it can get into all parts of your body. Usually the main problems are in the throat with large, painful tonsils and sore throat
Mono can also cause your spleen to enlarge and can cause almost any organ in the body to have inflammation
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Last updated Oct 20, 2018
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