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A 39-year-old female asked:

i was diagnosed with mono yesterday. is it possible to have this a whole year? guess that would explain ana positive and high sed rate.

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Mono is not a likely: Explanation for the symptoms lasting a year and ANA and sed rate abnormalities. Infectious mono is not a usual cause of an illness lasting longer than 4 months. See this site for more info. http://www.cdc.gov/ncidod/diseases/ebv.htm.
Dr. Tracy Lovell
Rheumatology 21 years experience
great post
Jun 22, 2013
Dr. Ronald Krauser
A Verified Doctor commented
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Many docs misinterpret EBV titers as active disease when they really signify old infection.
Jun 26, 2013

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