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What do I need to tell my fiance about my future health? I have mononucleosis.
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Dr. Arthur Heller
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
3 doctors agree
In brief: Have now? or had?
Common viral infection.
About 80% adults in us have past history mono:caused by 1 of 2 viruses: epstein-barr and cytomegalovirus. Active infection: contagious, don't swap spit. Past history: over and done. Acute infection: fatigue, sore throat, swollen glands, maybe tonsillitis, hepatitis, big spleen, anemia; usually over in 2 weeks, recovery can last 6 months. No spec rx gen; rest, no alcoho.

In brief: Have now? or had?
Common viral infection.
About 80% adults in us have past history mono:caused by 1 of 2 viruses: epstein-barr and cytomegalovirus. Active infection: contagious, don't swap spit. Past history: over and done. Acute infection: fatigue, sore throat, swollen glands, maybe tonsillitis, hepatitis, big spleen, anemia; usually over in 2 weeks, recovery can last 6 months. No spec rx gen; rest, no alcoho.
Dr. Arthur Heller
Dr. Arthur Heller
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology
3 doctors agree
In brief: The truth
Mono is a generally a self limited illness that may be spread through oral secretions.
It is not likely to have any long term consequences.

In brief: The truth
Mono is a generally a self limited illness that may be spread through oral secretions.
It is not likely to have any long term consequences.
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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