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Hello I just found out yesterday that I am diagnosed with mono. Although I feel fine and I have no fever. Is it safe for me to workout?

Hello I just found out yesterday that I am diagnosed with mono. Although I feel fine and I have no fever. Is it safe for me to workout?

Yes!!: It depends what test was done. It may just have shown not that you have active mono but that you had it at some time in the past. Ask your doc to explain. The danger with mono is that it can cause your liver and spleen to enlarge and if you are very active you may bang them and injure them seriously even rupturing one or both and bleeding seriously to death. ...Read more

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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Doctor said I am at the last part of mono, its been 6 weeks in, my spleen is great, wondering how long till I start feeling 100% & can workout normal?

Doctor said I am at the last part of mono, its been 6 weeks in, my spleen is great, wondering how long till I start feeling 100% & can workout normal?

Hard to say: Most adults are impaired for 2-3 weeks with a subset with lingering effects for 2-3 months. The myth of a chronic mono/fatigue has been refuted (see CDC) . Much of recovery time is based on pre-illness health and other individual factors. ...Read more

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How to deal with mono?

How to deal with mono?

Mononucleosis: If you have mono hydrate well, rest, use nsaid’s or tylenol (acetaminophen) for pain/ fever, gargle with warm salt water if your throat is sore ; avoid contact sports if your spleen is enlarged. ...Read more

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How long does mono last?

How long does mono last?

Varies: Mononucleosis is a viral illness. It can last from a few days to several weeks to months. Rest, nutrition, and time are necessary for treatment. One can have a mild case or a more severe case to include a hepatitis. If not progressing, please follow up with your pcp or an infectious disease doctor. ...Read more

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How long does mono last?

How long does mono last?

Awhile: The virus has incubation period of approximately four to six weeks.Signs and symptoms such as fever and sore throat usually lessen within a couple of weeks, although fatigue, enlarged lymph nodes and a swollen spleen may last for a few weeks longer.Mononucleosis may cause enlargement of the spleen. In extreme cases, your spleen may rupture. Sudden pain in left upper abdomen contact doctor. ...Read more

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What to do about mono pain?

What to do about mono pain?

Depends: This depends where the pain is, whether you have throat pain, spleen pain, headaches, etc. As the pain should be fairly short lived, you should speak to your physician who is caring for your mono and they should be able to prescribe something for your pain. Best of luck! ...Read more

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Can mono last for 4 months?

Mono...: …is usually caused by the Epstein Barr virus or CMV (cytomegalovirus). The initial infection typically only lasts for 2-3 weeks but the fatigue and some other symptoms can last for many months afterward and are mainly caused by the immune system’s reaction to the virus itself. If you have symptoms that are prolonged it is best to se your doctor for evaluation. Good luck! ...Read more

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How does mono stat 3 work ?

How does mono stat 3 work ?

Monostat: Monostat is a topical antifungal treatment. Miconazole works by inhibiting the synthesis of ergosterol, a component of fungal cell membranes. ...Read more

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What are the stages of mono?

There are no stages: Mono causes sore throat fever malaise lymph node swelling in neck. It can take several weeks for complete revovery. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of mono?

What are the symptoms of mono?

Fever, fatigue, sore: Also sore throat, one may be fatigued have enlarged lymph nodes and feel generally ill and have a rash. Rarely one can have hepatitis with this. Please get all of the sleep rest and nutrition you can and follow up with your physician. ...Read more

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Dr. Jeff McFadden
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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