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A 22-year-old male asked:

Could epstein barr cause ongoing nausea/vomiting? raised alt and enlarged spleen? ebv igm positive. some tiredness.

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Dr. Susan Wingo
Endocrinology 35 years experience
Yes: Epstein-barr virus is the cause of the disease infectious mononucleosis, or "mono". Nausea and vomiting don't occur in every case, but if liver enzymes such as alt are elevated, are fairly common.
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