A 22-year-old male asked:
Can one get mono without sore throat or strep throat
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Pediatrics 46 years experience
Unlikely..but: Many adults have already had mono as a kid when it is often a mild "virus" that many ignore. They will always have immunity & show some blood signs they had it. By the mid teens & into adulthood it tends to trigger significant tonsil swelling ( often worse than strep), malaise, lethargy & keep them out of operation for 3 weeks.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Could a sore throat turn into strep throat in one day?
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Periodontics 42 years experience
Yes: Gargle with listerine without alcohol several times per day. Use a saline nose spray. If not better in a few days see your doctor. Usually with strep throat you will have swollen tonsils and white or yellow spots on them. See your doctor for a definitive diagnosis.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Is it possible to have mono without sore throat?
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ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 29 years experience
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Which one is more painful a strep throat or a sore throat ?
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Infectious Disease 48 years experience
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