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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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I have Mono Hepatitis and period is late I have no signs of pregnancy and ppl who had mono said they didn't get theirs until months later im stressed?

I have Mono Hepatitis and period is late I have no signs of pregnancy and ppl who had mono said they didn't get theirs until months later im stressed?

Mono: It is possible to miss period when your body is stressed with other problems. If the pregnancy test is negative it could be related to other changes in body. You might want to check blood pregnancy test to confirm ...Read more

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What is the relationship between mono and hepatitis?

What is the relationship between mono and hepatitis?

Mono: Infectious mono, a virus that causes severe pharyngitis, abdominal pain, spleen enlargement, and sometimes inflammation of the liver, is a recognized cause of viral hepatitis. Mono is due to the epstein barr virus which is very different from the hepatitis a, hepatitis b, or hepatitis c virus that causes most cases of hepatitis. ...Read more

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My ALT is 76; AST 54. I tested positive for high ANA but neg for hepatitis, mono or epst. Bar virus. Ct scan of abdomen normal. Next steps?

My ALT is 76; AST 54. I tested positive for high ANA but neg for hepatitis, mono or epst. Bar virus. Ct scan of abdomen normal. Next steps?

High ANA titer: Anti nuclear antibodies high titer means you may have an auto immune disease and you need to have further testing to find the cause.Presence of ANA is indicative of lupus erythematosus present in 80to90% of cases, but it also occurs in other auto immune disaese such as auto immune hepatitis, sjogren syndrome, scleroderma, rheumatoid arthritis, polymyositis and&dermatomyosits, addison disease and others. ...Read more

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My ALT402/AST572 but negative for hepatitis and mono. Do I just have the flu?

My ALT402/AST572 but negative for hepatitis and mono. Do I just have the flu?

That is hepatitis: When your liver enzymes are elevated like that, it IS actually hepatitis. You've had the VIRAL causes of hepatitis and EBV (mono) eliminated-but there could still be other causes. Your doc should do more testing, particularly if you are not getting better. Certain doctors within the field of gastroenterology specialize in liver disease -we call them hepatologists. Try to see one of those if needed ...Read more

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What are the stages of mono?

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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How is mono treated?

How is mono treated?

Comfort: Mono is a viral illness that is usually milder in children and harser in adults. Adults are often symptomatic with lack of energy & increased sleep requirement for up to 3 weeks. Maintaining proper hydration, nutrition and rest is the primary treatment focus. Patients should avoid contact sports, horse or bike riding if their spleen is enlarged.There are no medications for this disorder. ...Read more

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How do you get mono?

How do you get mono?

Saliva: Infectious mononucleosis (mono) is often called kissing disease. Virus causing mono is transmitted through saliva, so you can get it through kissing, but you can also be exposed through a cough or sneeze, or by sharing a glass or food utensils with someone who has mono. However, mononucleosis isn't as contagious as some infections, such as the common cold. ...Read more

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How do you get mono?

How do you get mono?

Saliva: Mono is an infection by epstein barr virus. The virus is spread through saliva. It may also be acquired through blood transfusion. For details see the site below. http://www.medicinenet.com/infectious_mononucleosis/page3.htm#how_is_mono_transmitted_or_spread. ...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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Can an adult get mono?

Can an adult get mono?

Yes: Many people will get this in childhood as a simple flu like illness and never be sick enough to seek care. If an adult is not immune, they can get it and usually have a more intense experience with it. Often they can be quite ill for up to 3 weeks and a few are ill for 3 months. ...Read more

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Can you get mono twice?

Most get it once: Most people get mono only once. Rarely mono can recur or reactivate. Also bear in mind there are other viral infections that have the same symptoms as mono. More about mono: http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/mononucleosis/expert-answers/mononucleosis/faq-20058564 ...Read more

Dr. Jay Park
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