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What is the best approach for my child to prevent mono?
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In brief: Difficult
Mononucleosis is a viral infection, caused by epstein bar virus ( ebv) or cytomeglovirus, mode of spread is like cold , once infected stays in the body forever , how you are going to prevent kid from kissing ( also called kissing disease, ask for a monospot test ?.
It is part of growing up.

In brief: Difficult
Mononucleosis is a viral infection, caused by epstein bar virus ( ebv) or cytomeglovirus, mode of spread is like cold , once infected stays in the body forever , how you are going to prevent kid from kissing ( also called kissing disease, ask for a monospot test ?.
It is part of growing up.
Dr. Addagada Rao
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Dr. Mark Diamond
Pediatrics
In brief: Avoidance
Try to avoid those known to be sick and always employ good hygiene such as handwashing.

In brief: Avoidance
Try to avoid those known to be sick and always employ good hygiene such as handwashing.
Dr. Mark Diamond
Dr. Mark Diamond
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