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What are the symptoms of mono?

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Dr. Danny Proffitt
Family Medicine 43 years experience
Fever, fatigue, sore: Also sore throat, one may be fatigued have enlarged lymph nodes and feel generally ill and have a rash. Rarely one can have hepatitis with this. Please get all of the sleep rest and nutrition you can and follow up with your physician.
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
Internal Medicine 41 years experience
The symptoms of Mono include:: Enlarged liver, Malaise, Fever, Large spleen, Muscle pain, Rash, Swollen neck glands, Enlarged tonsils, Spots on tonsils, Swollen tonsils, Yellow eyes and skin.
Dr. Thomas Namey
Rheumatology 48 years experience
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A 33-year-old member asked:

What are the signs and symptoms of mono?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Sxs: Sxs of mononucleosis may include: fever, sore throat, decreased appetite, feeling tired, feeling poorly overall, rash, swollen lymph nodes, muscle aches & pain & enlarged spleen. Coughing, shortness of breath, headaches, turning yellow, chest discomfort & rapid heart rate may also occur. The fever usually resolves within about 10 days. Swelling of lymph nodes/ organs usually resolves within 1 mo.
A 37-year-old member asked:

What are the symptoms for mono and strep?

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Dr. Alfredo Garcia
Pediatrics 56 years experience
Strep throat & mono: The symptoms of strep throat and mononucleosis overlap =sore throat, fever, tiredness, loss of appetite, stomachache, nausea and vomiting. Strep throat is treated with antibiotics and patient's condition improves within 24 to 48 hours. Mononucleosis is caused by the epstein barr virus and is not hepled by antibiotics. The above symptoms will persist until the virus runs its course.
A 31-year-old member asked:

What should or should not I do with mono?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Do's and Don'ts: Avoid sharing utensils or kissing if someone has mononucleosis. If you have mono hydrate well, rest, use nsaid’s or tylenol (acetaminophen) for pain/ fever, gargle with warm salt water if your throat is sore & avoid contact sports if your spleen is enlarged.

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