A 17-year-old female asked:
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how badly does mono hurt your immune system? i had mono half a year ago, and since, it seems like i catch every virus/infection i come in contact with

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Dr. Maya Vazirani
53 years experience Neonatology
Ebstein bar: or mononuecleosis is a herpes virus spread by the rout of saliva like other herpes virus it has a latency period it can transform the B immune cells which is involved in your immune system ,and hence reduced resistance to iinfection usually infection lasts 2 weeks,but in some it can give chronic mononuleosis or Burkits lymphoma you need to be evaluated for tha through your physician
Answered on Nov 18, 2019
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Depends: If they are receptive to the idea, yes.If they are immune, you cannot give them a new infection.

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