A 26-year-old member asked:
Is it possible to get mono more than once?
2 doctor answers • 3 doctors weighed in
Pediatrics 33 years experience
Yes: 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. Staying healthy & happy, eating a balanced diet, and getting reasonable exercise, etc... May help keep one's immune system in top shape, to keep the ebv virus suppressed. Occasionally, other germs can cause a "mono-like" illness.
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General Surgery 56 years experience
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Is it possible for you to get mono if someone breathes on you?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Pediatrics 50 years experience
unlikely: Close personal contact is required for transmission.
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A 22-year-old member asked:
Can you get mono more than once?
5 doctor answers • 15 doctors weighed in
Pediatrics 46 years experience
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Is it possible for me to have mono more than once?
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
Pediatrics 36 years experience
Yes: Mono may reactivate!
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Last updated Jun 10, 2014
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