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Dr. Philip Chenette
Board Certified, Fertility Medicine
33 years in practice
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Can mono cause infertility in men or women?

Dr. Philip Chenette
Board Certified, Fertility Medicine
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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

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Dr. Adam Smith
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Dr. Michael Ein
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Mono (Definition)

Mono or mononucleosis is a viral infection caused by Epstein Barr virus or CMV that presents with fever, enlarged tonsils, swollen neck ...Read more


Dr. Heidi Fowler
Board Certified, Psychiatry
20 years in practice
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What does an elevated monos pct mean?

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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20 years in practice
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What does an elevated monos pct mean?

CBC: I believe this may mean monocyte percent. ...Read more

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Dr. Adam Smith
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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Board Certified, Pathology
39 years in practice
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What are "lymphs" and "monos"?

Dr. Ed Friedlander
Board Certified, Pathology
39 years in practice
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What are "lymphs" and "monos"?

White blood cells: Lymphocytes and monocytes. Two classes of your friends who fight infections and invaders. ...Read more

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Dr. Francine Yep
Board Certified, Family Medicine
26 years in practice
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How prevalent is the mono in the us?

Dr. Francine Yep
Board Certified, Family Medicine
26 years in practice
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How prevalent is the mono in the us?

Very common: 2 out of every 1, 000 teens have had mono or been exposed to mono. By the time we hit our forties, about 95% of americans have been exposed to mono. ...Read more

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Dr. Adam Smith
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Dr. Danny Proffitt
Board Certified, Family Medicine
38 years in practice
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How long does mono last?

Dr. Danny Proffitt
Board Certified, Family Medicine
38 years in practice
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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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Dr. Carla Enriquez
Board Certified, Adolescent Medicine
45 years in practice
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What is involved in the testing for mono?

Dr. Carla Enriquez
Board Certified, Adolescent Medicine
45 years in practice
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See your doctor: Physical examination, lab tests.

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Dr. Ziad Akl
Board Certified, Infectious Disease
26 years in practice
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What are the stages of mono?

Dr. Ziad Akl
Board Certified, Infectious Disease
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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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Dr. Michael Questell
Board Certified, Family Medicine
4 years in practice
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Dr. Cindy Juster
Board Certified, Pediatrics
31 years in practice
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What is the youngest age that kids can get the typical mono syndrome?

Dr. Cindy Juster
Board Certified, Pediatrics
31 years in practice
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What is the youngest age that kids can get the typical mono syndrome?

Possible at any age.: In developed countries, infants and young children who catch mononucleosis may have no symptoms, but any patient could present with sore throat, cold symptoms, headache, enlarged lymph nodes, fever, and/or liver or spleen enlargement or a rash. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Board Certified, Psychiatry
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Can i still hold/hug my girlfriend even with mono?

Dr. Heidi Fowler
Board Certified, Psychiatry
20 years in practice
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Close contact.: Mononucleosis is an infection which can be caused by the epstein-barr virus or the cytomegalovirus. It causes swollen lymph nodes, sore throat & fever and is spread when people have close contact. It is sometimes called the kissing disease. Avoid sharing utensils or kissing if someone has mononucleosis. ...Read more

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Dr. Khurram Rehman
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Infertility (Definition)

Infertility is defined medically as the inability to conceive a baby after 12 months of ...Read more


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