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A 26-year-old male asked:

Does mononucleosis cause intense muscle aches? i was diagnosed with mononucleosis and have intense muscle aches both lower legs. and im anemic. i called to get into specialist but its to early because i did new blood work today and theyll call back.

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Can happen: Some people take months for complete recovery. It would be important to follow your doctor's advice for engaging in physical activity as the virus can cause inflammation of heart muscle as well. Wish you good health!

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Last updated May 9, 2020

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