A 51-year-old member asked:
Is chronic epstien barr syndrome contagious?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Stanley Alexander answered
61 years experience in Rheumatology
EBV contageon: EBV is a very common virus and the majority, if tested, will show they have had exposure. You cannot find a high enough hill or a deep enough hole to hide from it, unless you are a non-kissing nun -> passed by saliva and called the 'kissing disease.' EBV syndrome becomes more likely the later in life the exposure to EBV; children may have sublicincal cases. Also there are genetic factors operative
Answered on Feb 29, 2020
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