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Can mono cause infertility in men or women?

Can mono cause infertility in men or women?

Yes: Monomucleosis, like any medical stress, can cause infertility in men and women. The effects are generally short-term and reversible. ...Read more

Dr. Khurram Rehman
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Infertility (Definition)

Infertility = inability to conceive or if a woman under age 35 - not being able to get pregnant after having regular sex for a year without birth control use. For a woman over 35 years old is not being able to get pregnant after having regular ...Read more


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What are the stages of mono?

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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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Is it possible to die from mono?

Mono complications: In very instances one can develop severe hepatitis which can cause death. Sometime an undetected ruptured spleen can cause death. ...Read more

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What are all the ways to spread mono?

It's a virus: And is spread through close personal contact like other similar viruses. ...Read more

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How could my girlfriend have caught mono?

How could my girlfriend have caught mono?

Transfer: Mono like many viral illnesses is often contageous before the person knows they are sick. It will end up in their saliva which may pass to their fingers when they touch their face. It then will contaminate any surface/object/doorknob/banister etc that it touches. People often pick up these germs by touching objects & then touching their face/mouth. This can be transmitted intimately but often is not ...Read more

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What are the average chances of developing mono?

What are the average chances of developing mono?

HARD TO SPECULATE: Mono is usually caused by the EB virus and for many it will happen as an unremarkable viral infection in early to mid childhood. If so you would be immune. If not, adolescent or adult mono tends to be more intense and lengthy. It can pass through the saliva of asymptomatic persons either through direct or indirect contact. ...Read more

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What is the first symptom that manifests in mono?

What is the first symptom that manifests in mono?

Flu-like symptoms: Usually mono begins like a cold or flu. You will have a fever, sore throat and swollen gland. The severe fatigue follows a day or two later. ...Read more

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Is mono contagious?

Is mono contagious?

Yes: Mono -also known as the kissing disease - is contagious. It's spread through spit (liking sharing eating utensils and. .. Kissing). ...Read more

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What is mono neuritis?

What is mono neuritis?

Inflammation: Mono neuritis is an inflammation of the peripheral nerve. It can result from trauma, surgery or mechanical abnormality. The more common types are foot neuritis (morton's neuroma) and lower back neuritis (lumbar disc syndrome). See a neurologist or appropriate specialist in the area of the problem to help get treatment. ...Read more

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How to tell if someone has mono?

How to tell if someone has mono?

Honestly, blood test: Honestly, the only accurate means of diagnosing mono (infectious mononucleosis) is by means of a blood test. Certain symptoms suggest the possibility--fever, sore throat, swollen lymph nodes, abd pain from a swollen spleen, and unusual tiredness or malaise. Mono can even trigger a rash in some. However, there are many other illnesses that share very similar symptoms. You need to be tested. ...Read more

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How is mono treated and diagnosed?

How is mono treated and diagnosed?

Often no treatment..: The diagnosis is often made based on your symptom patterns as well as lab/blood test which is easily done. Often, mono is mild and no specific treatment is needed. If you have splenic enlargement, avoid contact sports etc. Otherwise, it generally resolves without treatment. In very rare/severe case, u ay need hospital care, possible steroid etc...
If you are concerned, consult doc.
Good luck.. ...Read more

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I have mono is it life threatning?

I have mono is it life threatning?

No: Mono is very common, but usually not severe. Teens and adults catch it (it's caused by the ebv virus) by contacting an infected person's saliva. Young children catch the virus too, such as from parents and relatives sharing food or drink with them. However, young kids have milder symptoms so doctors don't diagnose mono. Teens and adults have harsher symptoms, so are diagnosed as having mono. ...Read more

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I was wondering are cankers related to mono?

I was wondering are cankers related to mono?

Possibly: Nobody really knows the cause of these. Stress or tissue injury is thought to cause simple canker sores. Some foods like citrus or acidic fruits and vegetables can trigger a canker sore or make them worse. It is also possible that underlying infections can trigger these as well. ...Read more

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What would you do to decide if you have mono?

What would you do to decide if you have mono?

Mono: Mononucleosis presents with swollen tonsils that may have white to yellow exudates, skin rash, enlarged lymph nodes on the front & back of your neck and enlarged spleen &/or liver. Your white blood cell will be elevated. A monospot test will show - or + for mono & antibody titers can distinguish btwn old vs new infection. ...Read more

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What'a a surefire way to tell if someone has mono?

What'a a surefire way to tell if someone has mono?

Blood Test: :Mono produces certain antibodies which are easily measurable in a simple blood test! ...Read more

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I think I may have mono but I'm not positve, how to know?

Simple test: Blood tests can help determine if you have this disorder. A blood count can provide suggestive evidence and an antibody test can be confirm or exclude the most common cause of the condition. ...Read more

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My %nuet is 38.3% My %Lym is 47.5% my %mono is 9.9% Should I be concerned?

Unknown: These numbers by themselves could be totally normal or happen during an illness. Docs don't treat lab, they treat patients. To get the most out of this site, submit background information like symptoms, duration, change in function and a related question. You are welcome to start over. This is not a chat room, questions are not linked and are sent out to random viewers. ...Read more

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Can antibiotics treat mono?

Can antibiotics treat mono?

No, it is viral: Mono is an infection by ebv virus, and is seen more often in teens or young adults. Ebv virus is contagious in the saliva. Younger kids who catch ebv usually do not get the mono syndrome of prolonged fatigue, aches, swollen glands, huge tonsils, fevers, sore throat, swollen spleen, etc... Occasionally, middle ear or sinus infections, or a coincidental strep throat, occur and need antibiotics. ...Read more

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Can u get a rash with mono?

Can u get a rash with mono?

Rash: If you use a penicillin antibiotic. I do not remember the mechanism but is is an interaction between the virus and the antibiotic anyway it is self limited and does not mean you have an allergy to penicillin. Good luck! ...Read more

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Does mono put sores on lips?

Does mono put sores on lips?

Not usually: Mononucleosis is caused by EBV, a virus that typically produces a myriad of symptoms including fever, enlarged lymph nodes, sore throat, abdominal discomfort, fever, cough, etc. Sores in the mouth are more typical with viruses within the herpes family. ...Read more

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Do you get puss pockets with mono?

That is possible.: Mononucleosis presents with swollen tonsils that may have white to yellow exudates, skin rash, enlarged lymph nodes on the front ; back of your neck and enlarged spleen ;/or liver. Your white blood cell will be elevated. A monospot test will show - or + for mono ; antibody titers can distinguish btwn old vs new infection. ...Read more

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Any difference between EBV and mono?

Any difference between EBV and mono?

Virus and Clinical: Condition. Ebv is epstein barr virus, it is a common of the clinical condion called infectious mononucleosis. Ebv also causes other diseases, e.g. Lymphoma, oropharyngeal cancer etc. Other viruses, e.G, cytomegalovirus can cause a picture similar to infectious mononucleosis, "mono". ...Read more

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Why does mono only affect the spleen?

Why does mono only affect the spleen?

It doesn't: Mononucleosis is an infection by the epstein-barr virus. The infection is fought off by the body's immune system, composed of white blood cells and other proteins. The spleen is similar to a giant lymph node and will swell up as it fights the virus, as do the neck lymph nodes. The spleen is mentioned because it's location and thin covering makes it vulnerable to trauma and rupture with hemorrhage. ...Read more

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Can mono not accompanied with a fever?

Can mono not accompanied with a fever?

Probably not: Good to know facts about this infectious disease. So many rumors fly around the "kissing disease". It is known to be spread by saliva. There is a definitive test -monospot test - to DX it. A dr does an exam, if concerned they run the test. Don't diagnose yourself. Here's some good info - if you're still unsure you don't have it - see a doctor. Https://www. Ncbi. Nlm. Nih. Gov/pubmedhealth/pmh0001617/. ...Read more

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What does high mono on blood test mean?

What does high mono on blood test mean?

Nothing specific: The monocytes are a form of white cell, cousin to the lymphocyte, that often increases their relative number in a variety of infectious conditions. Mononucleosis is a lay term for the elevation when it occurs with an EB virus infection. Other viruses and some bacteria can trigger the same relative increase in monocytes. ...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