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A 19-year-old member asked:

i was diagnosed with mono. took a blood test recently and it had passed. now i have an enlarged liver after the mono is gone, from what and how long?

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Dr. Arthur Heller
Gastroenterology 43 years experience
Can take a while: Mono is caused by 2 viruses (epstein-barr more often, cytomegalovirus-less common). Same presentation and clinical course. Usually about 2 weeks with fatigue, sore throat, swollen glands; either can cause liver inflammation (w/ or w/o enlargement), enlarged spleen. Can take up to 6 months for recovery. Follow up labs. No alcohol, eat right; no contact sports if enlarged liver/spleen, .

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Last updated Jan 1, 2020

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