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What are the primary, secondary and tertiary treatments of mononucleosis?

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Dr. Ratna Dhingra
Pediatrics 45 years experience
Rest and symptomatic: infectious mononucleosis is a viral illness.there is no specific treatment for it other than rest,no contact sports because the spleen gets enlarged and prone to injury,good nutrition
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Taking it easy: There are no drugs, infusions or surgeries for this viral illness. Patients need to rest when tired, get proper hydration & nutrition and avoid placing themselves in harms way. It is often overlooked & undiagnosed as a minor illness in childhood. Most adults return to baseline function within 3 weeks. Some have lingering problems for up to 3 months.

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