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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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Last month i was diagnosed with mono&i've been dancing for an hour everyday since sept.I haven't had my period in 4 months, could these be the reasons?

Last month i was diagnosed with mono&i've been dancing for an hour everyday since sept.I haven't had my period in 4 months, could these be the reasons?

Mono is unlikely to: be the cause. Your dancing might be, or if you've lost a significant amount weight, that could be the reason. Stress can also do this. Some women are never regular.... Obviously, it's important to test for pregnancy if that is a possibility. Then I would discuss with your doctor. ...Read more

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Does mono effect your period?

Does mono effect your period?

Maybe: Any significant life stressor can interfere with your ovulation and menstruation. So, as long as temporary abnormality/irregularity, ok. If persists (>2 months) w/o other explanation, then should discuss w/your gyn & have exam. ...Read more

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Could mono push your period back?

Could mono push your period back?

Yes if you are: Ill enough. Significant medical illnesses can cause a period to be delayed. ...Read more

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Could mono push back my period?

Could mono push back my period?

A significant case : Of mononucleosis could. Reasons for missed/late periods: low body weight, obesity, marked weight ^ or v, over-exercise, endurance athletics, breast-feeding, ^ stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), anovulatory cycle (no egg released), travel, hormone irregularities, drug use, meds (i.e., birth control) or medical problems. #1 reason is pregnancy. ...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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Could alcohol have the same effect on the liver while having mono in its incubation period?

Could alcohol have the same effect on the liver while having mono in its incubation period?

If a person: Is not yet symptomatic then the alcohol is likely to have less adverse effects than if a person has mononucleosis that is effecting the liver. However, why drink if you believe you are likely to have become infected by mononucleosis. ...Read more

Dr. Jeff McFadden
719 doctors shared insights

Mononucleosis (Definition)

Glandular fever (infectious mononucleosis, or just "mono") is an illness caused by infection with the Epstein-Barr virus. The infection may feature fever, sore throat, fatigue, and swollen lymph ...Read more


Dr. Brad Goldenberg
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Menstrual Period (Definition)

Menstrual period is a medical term for the monthly bleeding ...Read more