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A 43-year-old member asked:

What are "lymphs" and "monos"?

2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 45 years experience
White blood cells: Lymphocytes and monocytes. Two classes of your friends who fight infections and invaders.
Dr. Thomas Namey
Rheumatology 49 years experience
Two different: types of white cells!

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A 31-year-old member asked:

What should or should not I do with mono?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 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.
Last updated Oct 24, 2017
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