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Can mono cause infertility in men or women?

Can mono cause infertility in men or women?

Yes: Monomucleosis, like any medical stress, can cause infertility in men and women. The effects are generally short-term and reversible. ...Read more

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Dr. Michael Ein
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Mono (Definition)

Infectious mononucleosis, also known as mono, is a contagious illness caused by the Epstein-Barr virus. Symptoms include fever, fatigue, sore throat, enlarged lymph nodes, and enlarged spleen. It is spread via saliva, hence its ...Read more


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I'm wondering what is another name for infectious monos and what is its cause?

I'm wondering what is another name for infectious monos and what is its cause?

"Kissing Disease" : "glandular fever" or "pfeiffer's disease" is caused by the epstein–barr virus. ...Read more

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Does Mono cause recurrent high fevers every few weeks with no other symptoms?

Does Mono cause recurrent high fevers every few weeks with no other symptoms?

Doubtful.: That is not typical of mono. Please see your doc and get checked and find out what is going on. ...Read more

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I had mono at one point in my life will it cause any future problems or should i not worry at all?

Shouldn't: Most people get this as a kid, where it is often not very different from common viral illnesses. Teens or adults have a harder time with it, requiring weeks for recovery. The "chronic fatigue"syndrome noted years ago is not related to mono. ...Read more

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Can mono have caused a lowered immune system?

"immune system" ??: People with compromised immune systems can develop several complications of the virus. The virus itself leads to generalized weakness / fatigue which can be prolonged and may be mislabeled as a weakened "immune system" but generally does't further impair response to other infections. Poor nutrition, stress , lack of sleep and even loneliness are factors that can adversely effect our immune syst ...Read more

Dr. Khurram Rehman
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Infertility (Definition)

Infertility is defined medically as the inability to conceive a baby after 12 months of ...Read more