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Are there any connections between the gardasil vaccine and gastroparesis or mononucleosis?

Are there any connections between the gardasil vaccine and gastroparesis or mononucleosis?

No: Gardasil, an HPV vaccine, is not related to gastroparesis nor to mononucleosis. That means gastroparesis occurs with or without the Gardasil vaccine, and mono occurs with or without the Gardasil vaccine. The Epstein-Barr virus causes mono. ...Read more

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Infectious Mononucleosis (Definition)

Mononucleosis is a viral disease caused by EB Epstein Barr virus. It can last 10-14 days even up to weeks and become chronic on occasion. A mono assay test can reveal if present and on an CBC can see nucleated or atypical lymphocytes. Sore throat, fatigue, fevers are the main symptoms. Treatment remains bedrest, fluids and Advil 400 mg po q 6 hrs until no symptoms occur. Reg ...Read more


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Is mononucleosis painful?

Is mononucleosis painful?

Yes: Generally you can have symptoms similar to the flu or a bad cold. You can also have a very severe sore throat with enlarged tonsils. ...Read more

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Can you die from mononucleosis?

Can you die from mononucleosis?

Rarely: A few boys/men have a genetic defect that causes progressive illness with epstein barr virus (ebv) infection. In most people ebv causes a self limited febrile illness, ie. Mono. Ebv is implicated in some cancers, e.g., burkitt lymphoma, nasopharyngeal cancer, which can be lethal. ...Read more

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What are mononucleosis symptoms?

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What are mononucleosis symptoms?

Symptoms include: Fever, fatigue, swollen tonsils, swollen lymph nodes, rash, sore throat, malaise, headache, just to name a few. Consult your doctor if you suspect mono. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of mononucleosis?

What are the symptoms of mononucleosis?

Sore throat, fever: Headache, tiredness, swollen lymph nodes, occasionally a rash. You should be tested if you have these, as it could also be several other things that would respond to antibiotics. ...Read more

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Where did mononucleosis originate from?

Where did mononucleosis originate from?

By a virus: Etebstein bar virus
causes lymph node enlargment
enlarged liver and spleen and general feeling of being tired with lowgrade fever ...Read more

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My sister has developed mononucleosis. What is it exactly?

My sister has developed mononucleosis. What is it exactly?

EBV infection: Mononucleosis is an infection caused by the ebstein-barr virus. Typically this infection causes a sore throat, swollen glands in the neck, and occasionally an enlarged liver and spleen. The infection also is associated with a feeling of loss of energy. This infection is contagious, can last a long time, and enlargement of the spleen is a risk if involved in contact sports. ...Read more

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How contagious is mononucleosis?

How contagious is mononucleosis?

Somewhat: Transmission during acute disease is unusual since most of these patients are i'll and not in the mood to be with others. However, in convalescence and years afterwards, ebv will be silently excreted in saliva. Called the kissing disease, infection can occur during this time by exposure to saliva. ...Read more

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What is non infectious mononucleosis?

What is non infectious mononucleosis?

I do not know: Infectious mono is a serious viral mediated illness which is well known.
Other viral, illnesses, and bacterial illnesses can cause similar symptoms of sore throat, nodes, malaise etc. ...Read more

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How severe is infectious mononucleosis?

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How severe is infectious mononucleosis?

Depends: The core symptoms of fever and sore throat often resolve within a couple of weeks; however, the fatigue can last for months. Unfortunately, there is no efficacious way to treat the fatigue, as it's a sequela of the infection and not evidence of continued infection; that is, even if you had an antiviral for it, there would be no benefit. ...Read more

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Could I get some insight on mononucleosis?

Could I get some insight on mononucleosis?

Maybe, maybe not: Mono is usually a mild flu like illness in kids, but intensifies in older patients. In most it will run it's course in 3 weeks, in 10% it may take 3 mo and rare patients have significant complications. Avoidance of potential trauma is advised as the spleen is often enlarged and could rupture if traumatized. ...Read more

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What are signs and symptoms of mononucleosis?

Mono: Sore throat, white spots sometimes on tonsils, fatigue and swollen lymph nodes that tend to be more posterior (in back of neck) versus strep throat which is typically more anterior (front of neck). ...Read more

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Is mononucleosis considered a type of herpes?

Is mononucleosis considered a type of herpes?

Play on words: The public perception of the word herpes is primarily focused on cold sores or genital herpes which are forms of the herpes simplex virus. The scientific application of the word is as a family of viruses that includes many viruses including the chickenpox virus (h.Zoster) and e.B. Virus or human herpes virus 3, that causes most cases of mono. ...Read more

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What to do if I have infectious mononucleosis?

Listen to body: Overall, there are no medications to treat mono. Considering the average duration is 3 months, it is best to NOT push your activity levels. As you gradually improve, you gradually increase activity. Slow gradual resumption of normal activity is best. Since EB a sibling to herpes, OTC amino acid Lyseine and Rx for herpes may help one through the experience a bit more quickly ...Read more

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What can you tell me about infectious mononucleosis?

What can you tell me about infectious mononucleosis?

Virus: It is a virus, called epstein barr, that causes a generalized infection of the body. It usually lasts for weeks to months. The spleen enlarges due to recycling of damaged red blood cells. That makes it dangerous to do contact sports during the illness. Almost 100% of those infected recover completely and are immune to the virus for life afterwards. It is spread through body fluids. ...Read more

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What is the transmission for infectious mononucleosis?

What is the transmission for infectious mononucleosis?

Kissing: Epstein barr virus the cause of mononucleosis is spread by kissing. Once you are infected you shead virus in your saliva for 18 months, long after you've recovered. ...Read more

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Can mononucleosis cause other diseases or conditions?

Can mononucleosis cause other diseases or conditions?

Mimic: Mono can mimic other diseases and vice versa. If you have mono, make sure you are followed closely by your MD. ...Read more

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Can you contract infectious mononucleosis more than once?

Can you contract infectious mononucleosis more than once?

No, but...: Classic infectious mono results from epstein-barr infection, but the first time you meet CMV and the first time you meet toxoplasmosis, exactly the same syndrome can happen to you. More importantly, acute HIV infections, a medical emergency, looks like infectious mono. A physician's office visit is in order. ...Read more

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What is the difference between epstein-barre and mononucleosis?

Same: Epstein barre is the virus that causes illness commonly known as mononucleosis. ...Read more

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Can you get mononucleosis aka kissing disease from doing hookah?

Can you get mononucleosis aka kissing disease from doing hookah?

Hookah: Smoking hookah is a revered tradition for some. However, it is also a very serious health risk. If the same mouthpiece is used, you could potentially transmit infection, such as mononucleosis. However, the more important thing to realize is that you can develop mouth cancer, lung cancer, stomach cancer, and other diseases from smoking. Please don't smoke anything.
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How long is mononucleosis contageous for after my symptoms go away?

How long is mononucleosis contageous for after my symptoms go away?

MONONUCLEOSIS: Primary infection last about 2 weeks but ebv remains for life with intermittent shedding from the nasopharynx. Infection can occur from kissing asymptomatic person who is shedding the virus. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Infectious mononucleosis?

What is the definition or description of: Infectious mononucleosis?

Mono: Mononucleosis is a viral disease caused by EB
Epstein Barr virus. It can last 10-14 days even up to weeks and become chronic on occasion. A mono assay test can reveal if present and on an CBC can see nucleated or atypical lymphocytes. Sore throat, fatigue, fevers are the main symptoms. Treatment remains bedrest, fluids and Advil 400 mg po q 6 hrs until no symptoms occur. Reg MD if symptoms progres ...Read more

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Can mononucleosis cause a high amount of cytokine release in the body?

Yes: Mononucleosis and other infections cause the release of cytokines that can cause fever, chills, shakes and more. Interleukin-1 is one such cytokine. ...Read more

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Are there any short term or long term effects of mononucleosis? What are they?

Both: Mononucleosis from Epstein-Barr virus:
Short-term: enlarged spleen (careful w/ sports to avoid rupture), rash (especially if given Amoxicillin), rarely neurologic symptoms or other. Long-term: lymphoma (rare).

Almost everyone tests positive for Epstein-Barr virus exposure (90-95% worldwide), so please do not spend any energy worrying about getting lymphoma from having had mononucleosis. ...Read more

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I had infectious mononucleosis when I was 17. I have a friend who now has mono, can I catch it?

I had infectious mononucleosis when I was 17. I have a friend who now has mono, can I catch it?

No!: No! You can acquire eb only once. Viral illnesses with similar sx do not count. Chronic mono excluded! ...Read more

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Is there a way to tell if you have had mononucleosis in the last 1-3 months? I had a test run but it is unclear to me.

IgM: If your IgM is high or monospot is high, both are indicators of recent or current infection. If only IgG is elevated then that indicates a past infection. ...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