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Doctor insights on: Long Term Symptoms Of Mono

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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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How long is it supposed to it take for mono symptoms to go away?

How long is it supposed to it take for mono symptoms to go away?

Can be long: It depends on what symptoms you are questioning, but the general sense of being fatigued or run-down, fevers, muscle aches last for 2-4 weeks and the fatigue longer in some cases. It is variable in different people, but get your rest, take care of yourself. ...Read more

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What is the long term consequences of having an extreme form of mono at the age of 12?

Very little: Although not knowing what you mean by an extreme form of mono, once having recovered from this it is not likely to create long=term issues. ...Read more

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How long could I have had mono before I experienced symptoms and was diagnosed?

Troubles of mono: 'Infectious mononucleosis' can start 4–6 weeks after initial infection. Exposure to saliva is the route -hence the name the 'kissing disease'. Symptoms start gradually, but could be more sudden. The main symptoms (sore throat) may be preceded by 1–2 weeks of fatigue, malaise and body aches. Diagnosis can sometimes be tricky so hopefully you can see an experienced doc who will order the right tests ...Read more

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How long can mono symptoms last doc said i was recently exposed to it but i been having the symptoms for over 1year. Can it be something else? Nueuro?

Mononucleosis: Mono (ebstein barr viral ebv infection) an recur or, rarely, become chronic, active ebv infection. If you continue to be ill, it would be important to rule out other possible infections with similar symptoms. There are tests to show:acute vs recurrent ebv. You may refer to the following mayo clinic reference: http://www.Cdc.Gov/ncidod/diseases/ebv.Htm. Talk with your doctor about healthtap:). ...Read more

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Mono symptoms and how long should we wait to return back to the doctor?

Mono symptoms and how long should we wait to return back to the doctor?

Mono: the symptoms of mono can sometimes be vague and many other conditions can mimic mono. Did your doctor do any testing on you to check for mono? If you are still feeling ill, you should contact your doctor to go over your treatment plan which would include when you should see the doctor again. If you have mono, it is important not to play contact sports until cleared by your doctor. ...Read more

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I recently found out I had mono. (about 2 months ago) how long will symptoms last? Still very fatigued.

I recently found out I had mono. (about 2 months ago) how long will symptoms last? Still very fatigued.

Varies: The duration of fatigue from mono can vary - up to 6 months. If an intercurrent infection occurs before you've fully convalesced, then your "mono" symptoms may recur. ...Read more

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My EBV IgM came back that I have acute 8.0 ebv/mono.. I've been having severe symptoms for 3-4 weeks, how long will this keep up?

My EBV IgM came back that I have acute 8.0 ebv/mono.. I've been having severe symptoms for 3-4 weeks, how long will this keep up?

Infectious mononucle: Ebv disease can persist for months in some individuals and there is little means of predicting time to recovery. It appears to be helpful to maximize your rest and keep a healthy diet and do not stress yourself with overindulgence of alcohol or drugs. Keep exercise to a level in which you are not exhausting yourself. Hope this clears soon. Good luck. ...Read more

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How long after mono symptoms go away can you drink alcohol and be sexually active?

How long after mono symptoms go away can you drink alcohol and be sexually active?

No and NO!: Alcohol is bad for your immune system, makes you more susceptible to a variety of infections and makes it harder for you to get over them. If you are sexually active, you are spreading your mono, which unless you inform your sexual partners that you have, you are putting them at risk of your illness. This is irresponsible, at the very least. In addition, most people with mono need a lot of rest. ...Read more

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I'm taking Nitrofurantoin Mono-MCR 100MG. for an UTI. How long before I can expect some relief from the UTI symptoms?

I'm taking Nitrofurantoin Mono-MCR 100MG. for an UTI. How long before I can expect some relief from the UTI symptoms?

See below : If UTI diagnosis correct and bacteria sensitive to nitrofurantoin which is very good choice of antibiotic for simple UTIs/bladder infections without fever, then your may notice improvement in symptoms as soon as 24 hrs if treatment initiated soon after symptom onset or may take 48-72 hrs if symptoms and inflammation have been present for several days or longer. Should take Nitrofurantoin 5-7 days. ...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