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A 30-year-old female asked:

I was just diagnosed with mono. the skin on my hands is peeling now. is that normal?

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Dr. Natalie Sieb
Family Medicine 14 years experience
Unusual: It's an unusual and not commonly seen clinical manifestation of mono but it can occur with the disease. It's best to try to avoid peeling it (although I know that's hard!) and let it be. It won't hurt you any more than the other symptoms you may have, other than making sure you protect your spleen at all costs. I wish you a speedy recovery!

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Last updated May 31, 2015

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