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Has anyone had any luck getting rid of mono quickly?

Has anyone had any luck getting rid of mono quickly?

Most: Most people serologically positive for ebv past infection are unaware they had the disease. That said, 25 percent become mildly to extremely i'll. ...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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What do I do to get rid of mono faster?

What do I do to get rid of mono faster?

It's a virus: Mononucleosis is caused by epstein-barr virus. Up to 50% of people are infected with the virus by the age of 5. Most are asymptomatic carriers. The symptoms associated with acute infection can include sore throat/tonsillitis, muscle aches, weakness, fever, & most commonly prolonged fatigue. There really is no way to get over the problem faster other then supportive care. Get your rest! ...Read more

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How can I get rid of mono without a doctor?

Self medication: Tincture of time will cure your child, but beware complications can occur. ...Read more

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How long does it take to get rid of mono or also known as the "kissing disease" ?

How long does it take to get rid of mono or also known as the "kissing disease" ?

2-6 weeks: Depend on severity and signs. Splenomegaly and some nodes may persist a bit longer. Many symptoms are clear by 2 weeks. ...Read more

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Is mono something you have for life? Like carrying the infection for life? Or you can get rid of it completely?

Is mono something you have for life? Like carrying the infection for life? Or you can get rid of it completely?

EBV yes, mono no: Like all the human herpes viruses, epstein-barr virus remains in the body, latent some of the body's lymphocytes. It periodically reactivates asymptomatically and it is secreted in the saliva. ...Read more

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I have gotten mono twice so far in college. What can I do to prevent it, and how can I get rid of it?

I have gotten mono twice so far in college. What can I do to prevent it, and how can I get rid of it?

See below: Mono is caused by epstien barr virus. Typically you only get it once, but there are other viruses (CMV) that can give you very similar syptoms. Nothing you can do to get rid of it, but sufficient rest is probably your best preventative measure. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have mono right now , and I was wondering after I get rid of mono and no longer have it how long would I have to wait to kiss my bf , ?

I have mono right now , and I was wondering after I get rid of mono and no longer have it how long would I have to wait to kiss my bf , ?

No good answers: First, once you are infected with EBV, the virus that causes Mono, you will carry it for the rest of your life, although it is latent meaning it does not cause symptoms. Because the virus is still in your body, there is always the chance that you can pass it to others. Most people become infected with EBV at some time during their life, so there is a chance that your boyfriend is already infected. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of my sore throat when I have mono it really hurts ?

How do I get rid of my sore throat when I have mono it really hurts ?

Symptomatic: Symptomatic relief mean treat symptoms, painfull soreness in the throat after or during mono can be relieved for over the counter chloraseptic spray or cepachol lozenges , the frequency varies from the symptoms, magic mouth wash may helped too and also Lidocaine viscus that has to be prescribed for doctor and varies from the concentration, good news it will get better hope helps! ...Read more

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I had mono when I was younger, could that have been EBV, if so am I still contagious or does the body get rid of it ?

I had mono when I was younger, could that have been EBV, if so am I still contagious or does the body get rid of it ?

Mononucleosis: Mononucleosis is a viral infection (EBV) that can cause extreme fatigue, sore throat, cough, abdominal pains, headaches, swollen lymph nodes and other symptoms. Treatment for Mononucleosis is mainly supportive, meaning plenty of fluids and rest until your immune system isolates it. Spleen enlargement is an uncommon but serious possibility. EBV is a lifelong infection, but usually remains silent. ...Read more

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