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A 43-year-old member asked:

how can i prevent getting this virus that's going around at school?

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Dr. Elden Rand
Cardiology 21 years experience
Many ways: Avoid touching nose, eyes, mouth with hands unless you have just washed them well..Avoid sick contacts. Don't touch door knobs or other public things whenever possible. Wash hands whoever possible, stay well hydrated. Get plenty of sleep.

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A 36-year-old female asked:

How to prevent spread of eptain barr virus?

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Dr. Jon Fishburn
Ophthalmology 30 years experience
Difficult: Epstein barr virus infections are very common. Transmission is through the saliva of infected person to another. The symptoms of infection may be very mild, but some people develop a major illness. Almost all of us have been exposed to it, and even many carry the virus in their saliva without actively being infected (carriers). Its best to avoid intimate mouth to mouth contact with ill people.

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Last updated Dec 10, 2013

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