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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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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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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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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

Dr. Zahid Niazi
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Menstrual Period (Definition)

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