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What is the youngest age that kids can get the typical mono syndrome?

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Dr. Cindy Juster
35 years experience in Pediatrics
Possible at any age.: In developed countries, infants and young children who catch mononucleosis may have no symptoms, but any patient could present with sore throat, cold symptoms, headache, enlarged lymph nodes, fever, and/or liver or spleen enlargement or a rash.
Answered on May 2, 2016

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