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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. Khurram Rehman
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Infertility (Definition)

Infertility = inability to conceive or if a woman under age 35 - not being able to get pregnant after having regular sex for a year without birth control use. For a woman over 35 years old is not being able to get pregnant after having regular ...Read more


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Can mono have caused a lowered immune system?

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

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Is it possible that mono caused a lowered immune system?

Is it possible that mono caused a lowered immune system?

Yes: The virus that causes mono infects immune system cells and can change the immune system in a variety of ways. Usually, the changes are only temporary. ...Read more

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Can swallowing semen cause mono?

Can swallowing semen cause mono?

Unlikely: Haven't seen an actual research study in which semen samples from EBV-carrying guys were tested for infectious EBV viruses. Generally, people catch EBV (the mono virus) via saliva. Since kissing generally precedes swallowing semen, in a typical relationship, the virus is likely already transmitted via saliva, long before any semen is swallowed. Thus, no worries about catching mono via semen. ...Read more

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What could cause my mono and lymph % to be elevated on cbc?

What could cause my mono and lymph % to be elevated on cbc?

Lowish neuts, maybe?: Percentages don't give much useful information, and absolute white cells counts are of importance if and only if they're considerably away from the reference range, which is set so that a few percent of healthies fall outside. Many folks simply run low-neutrophils for a lifetime without a problem. How do you FEEL? ...Read more

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Can having mono cause your period to be late?

Can having mono cause your period to be late?

That is possible.: A significant case of mononucleosis could cause the period to be late. ...Read more

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Can mono cause ammonia levels in your liver to be high?

Can mono cause ammonia levels in your liver to be high?

Ammonia levels/mono: In very rare cases, mono can lead to liver failure with elevated ammonia levels. That is why the liver tests are often monitored in the course of mono in selected individuals. ...Read more

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Can mono cause birth defects?

Can mono cause birth defects?

No: From cdc: "there are no known associations between active ebv infection and problems during pregnancy, such as miscarriages or birth defects.". ...Read more

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Does mono cause ear pain?

Yes, mono ear pain: The swelling and inflammation in your throat and tonsils will create a pressure on your ears as well. ...Read more

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21 female. I've been taking gericomplex for mono, its not making me energised but i grew 3cms taller since i started it. Why?

21 female. I've been taking gericomplex for mono, its not making me energised but i grew 3cms taller since i started it. Why?

Diurnal variation?: A 21yo female should have already reached her full growth. The gericomplex is a non factor. A normal individual can vary in their height between 0.8-2.8cm during the course of the day. You are tallest when you arise and thereafter gravity pulls you down. Accuracy between measurements is often less than perfectly reproducible. ...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'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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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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How do doctors treat swollen spleens caused by mono?

How do doctors treat swollen spleens caused by mono?

No treatment: There is no specific treatment. Surgery is indicated if you develop spontaneous splenic rupture. Avoid dangerous activities that can place you at risk for splenic injury. ...Read more

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Can mono-vision cause problems with driving at night or problems with depth perception.?

Can mono-vision cause problems with driving at night or problems with  depth perception.?

Yes: Mono vision depending on the disparity in vision between the two eyes can be a definite cause ifa drop in depth perception. You can test this put by comparing with contacts vs glasses by taking the stereo fly test. You might be under corrected and this is causing night myopia. ...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


Men (Definition)

Men are adult members of the male sex. The acropnym men also stands for multiple endocrine neoplasia, a hereditary condition that involves benign and malignant tumors of various glands. There are two main types, men ...Read more