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Is mono a form of herpes?

Is mono a form of herpes?

No: Mono (infectious mononucleosis) is caused by epstein barr virus (ebv), and herpes sores are caused by herpes simplex viruses type 1 or type 2. Herpes simplex and ebv are different viruses. ...Read more

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Herpes (Definition)

There are different types of herpes infections; herpes simplex infection of mouth (gingivostomatitis) and lips (labialis) are the most common. Others include genital herpes, and herpes zoster. Herpes infection could very mild to very dangerous depending on the type and location of the body affected. I ...Read more


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How do I know if I have herpes or mono or nothing?

How do I know if I have herpes or mono or nothing?

Evaluation: A medical doctor can help in determining if a patient is suffering from a disease such as herpes, mononucleosis or any other cause. All the best! ...Read more

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Doctors, do you think I can catch mono or herpes through a kiss on the cheek?

Doctors, do you think I can catch mono or herpes through a kiss on the cheek?

Extremely unlikely: Both these viruses generally require much more intense exposurto be transmitted than a peck on the cheek. You needn't worry. ...Read more

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I have kissed 3 guys on lips and been fingered once. I have a pimple on the inside of my vagina wall and mono. Do I have herpes?

I have kissed 3 guys on lips and been fingered once. I have a pimple on the inside of my vagina wall and mono. Do I have herpes?

Genital herpes: Genital herpes is a highly contagious infection usually spread through intercourse, but it can be passed through oral or anal sex as well. It does not sound like you have engaged in activities with a high risk; however, the only way to know for certain is to see your doctor for an examination. ...Read more

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I have reoccurring mouth ulcers, and I had mono before, could I have hiv? Or herpes

I have reoccurring mouth ulcers, and I had mono before, could I have hiv? Or herpes

Possible: The reoccurring mouth ulcer usually is the sign of interference of the body immune system. Same as mono, whether it is caused by virus or immune suppression from other reason. ...Read more

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What is cause for 3 week very sore throat/strangled feeling in neck negative for strep, thyroid, herpes, mono?

What is cause for 3 week very sore throat/strangled feeling in neck negative for strep, thyroid, herpes, mono?

Next step is a: CT and/or ENT (ear nose throat) consultation. At your age the most common things are tonsil/ adenoids enlargement, thymoma, laryngeal polyp and thrush (fungal infection). Sometimes esophagitis from acid reflux can also cause similar feeling. Hope this helps and thanks for trusting in HealthTap. ...Read more

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Was diagnosis with mono and herpes simplex I in scalp and have burning in back of throat and nasal passage too for 2 months is this related to diagnos?

Was diagnosis with mono and herpes simplex I in scalp and have burning in back of throat and nasal passage too for 2 months is this related to diagnos?

Maybe: herpes of the mouth is usually confined to lip areas or nasal opening "cold sores" in children it can appear in the throat mono can 'run you down' and you may be more vulnerable to infections of the throat and gums which may respond to antibiotics ...Read more

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Is mononucleosis considered a type of herpes?

Is mononucleosis considered a type of  herpes?

Play on words: The public perception of the word herpes is primarily focused on cold sores or genital herpes which are forms of the herpes simplex virus. The scientific application of the word is as a family of viruses that includes many viruses including the chickenpox virus (h.Zoster) and e.B. Virus or human herpes virus 3, that causes most cases of mono. ...Read more

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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