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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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Could you tell me ways to treat a mono-related sore throat?

Could you tell me ways to treat a mono-related sore throat?

Sore throat: It is a viral illness. Needs symptomatic therapy. Take enough fluids, rest, otc pain medication. ...Read more

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Have a bad sore throat . No never. Test were negative for mono. What could it be?

Sore throat: There are many causes for sore throat: viral infection, bacterial pharyngitis, tonsillitis, tumor, reflux, muscle pull, etc. If your doctor cannot give you an answer, and the soreness persists, ask to see a specialist. ...Read more

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Can you have mono without the sore throat?

Can you have mono without the sore throat?

Sure: Many people have mono and don' even know they are sick. The illness has a wide range of symptoms, from just feeling a little under the weather for a day or tow to the full blown complex of sore throat, enlarged liver and spleen with intense fatigue and everything in between. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have mono without sore throat?

Is it possible to have mono without sore throat?

It would be unusual: It is theoretically possible to have mono without experiencing a sore throat. Common symptoms of mono include tiredness, sore throat, weakness, swollen tonsils, night sweats, swollen and possibly painful lymph nodes, rash, enlarged spleen as well as headache. ...Read more

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Does mono give you a sore throat with maybe a white spot on the back of the throat ?

Does mono give you a sore throat with maybe a white spot on the back of the throat ?

It can: Yes, mono can cause a very sore throat with white patches on the back of your throat/tonsils. However, there are many other infections that can also cause those symptoms. Mono is usually also associated with extreme fatigue and swollen lymph glands in the neck. If you suspect mono, there is a blood test that can be run to help determine if this is the cause of your symptoms. ...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


Pharynx (Definition)

It is the connection between the mouth and the throat. The 3 parts are the oropharynx, nasopharynx, and hypo-pharynx. The pharynx leads into the ...Read more