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Can you get mononucleosis as a child even if you haven't kissed a teenager?

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Dr. Lori Zink
Pediatrics
2 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Mononucleosis is caused by a virus and also transmitted by sharing drinks and close contact at any age.

In brief: Yes

Mononucleosis is caused by a virus and also transmitted by sharing drinks and close contact at any age.
Dr. Lori Zink
Dr. Lori Zink
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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

The mono associated viruses are transmitted almost as easily as a cold.
Kids in daycare mouthe/share toys that produce a perfect setup to transfer a virus contained in saliva. Smaller kids often have a much milder case of mono indistinguishable from many of the other viruses they get.

In brief: Yes

The mono associated viruses are transmitted almost as easily as a cold.
Kids in daycare mouthe/share toys that produce a perfect setup to transfer a virus contained in saliva. Smaller kids often have a much milder case of mono indistinguishable from many of the other viruses they get.
Dr. James Ferguson
Dr. James Ferguson
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Dr. Mandakini Patel
Pediatrics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Mononucleosis as a c

Yes you can as it happens in schools and not all kids are kisisngesach other!

In brief: Mononucleosis as a c

Yes you can as it happens in schools and not all kids are kisisngesach other!
Dr. Mandakini Patel
Dr. Mandakini Patel
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