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I have really bad mono. My urine is like orangish/yellowish but then goes back to a yellow. I haven't gotten my period what could it be?

I have really bad mono. My urine is like orangish/yellowish but then goes back to a yellow. I haven't gotten my period what could it be?

Dehydration: That sort of change in your pee suggests you are not consistent with hydration.With mono you can have little appetite and your thirst may also be impaired.Make an effort to drink enough to pee no less than every 6 hours and things should be fine. ...Read more

Urine (Definition)

Urine is the product of the kidneys, which is produced to eliminate the waste products of metabolism, manage body fluid balance, &maintain acid-base balance. The blood is first filtered by the kidneys, and the composition of the resulting fluid is then altered depending on the body's needs. It is composed of mostly water, and breakdown products from blood cells impart ...Read more


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If you have mono and have missed your cycle will you urine alot?

If you have mono and have missed your cycle will you urine alot?

Shouldn't be..: Although urine seems to come out of the vaginal area, the urinary system is separated from your reproductive system. Missing your cycle should not affect your urination, but the amount of fluid/water you consume does. Often, when ill, you are advised to increase fluid etc..Thus increases urination. If you have urgency/frequency/burning with urination etc..Consult doc for possible uti. Good luck. ...Read more

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Dx with mono 1 week ago.Feeling much better.past 4 days whole body has been itching but no rash. urine has been very dark for 1 week. Is this normal?

Dx with mono 1 week ago.Feeling much better.past 4 days whole body has been itching but no rash. urine has been very dark for 1 week. Is this normal?

Liver problems: Please call your doctor right away-I'm concerned that the virus may have affected your liver, which would account for the itching and dark urine. I wonder if your eyes look a little yellow (when you pull down the eye lid)? If so, you could have viral hepatitis from EBV. Try not to take any tylenol (acetaminophen) or drink any alcohol until you are seen by the doctor. If you don't have a doctor, go to Urgent Care. ...Read more

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Is dark urine a sign of ruptured spleen with mono?

Is dark urine a sign of ruptured spleen with mono?

Probably not: May be bilirubin from jaundice with liver effects of mono. Or concentration if dehydrated. Easily determined by urinalysis exam. ...Read more

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My daughter had recently been sick. Very tired, blood in her urine. At first they thought flu and uti, but blood work came back positive for mono an?

My daughter had recently been sick.  Very tired, blood in her urine.  At first they thought flu and uti, but blood work came back positive for mono an?

Mononucleosis: is an acute condition (infectious mono) that typically lasts 1-2 weeks with lymph nodes popping up near your throat or jaw. Positive mono antibodies, depending on the type (IgG, IgM, igA etc.) may mean she has an acute infection, or it may just mean she is immune to it from previous exposure at a younger age. This will need to be sorted out by someone with access to her information. ...Read more

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12yr son extreme fatigue n bad calf pain. Waiting on mono test but ck level came back high. Related to mono or diff. Concern? Asked Asked urine. Y

12yr son extreme fatigue n bad calf pain. Waiting on mono test but ck level came back high. Related to mono or diff. Concern? Asked Asked urine. Y

Muscle inflamation: Fatigue and calf pain suggest the high CPK originates from the muscle, and would be expected with that symptom.Calf pain suggests influenza B to me, but other viruses can also trigger it. Followup with your doc. ...Read more

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11y son very lethargic sleeps all the time pale about 1 month doc-urine ok no strep/fever-did blood said mono/leukemia possb. But don't "think" so?

11y son very lethargic sleeps all the time pale about 1 month doc-urine ok no strep/fever-did blood said mono/leukemia possb. But don't "think" so?

Wait for blood tests: It is good that you saw the doctor. The blood tests should check for the important things. If they are normal then follow up with the doctor for the next steps. ...Read more

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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