.In Transmission. (shesavisionary) wrote,
.In Transmission.


What is mononucleosis?

-Mononucleosis is an illness that is more commonly called mono.

What causes mono?

-Mono is caused by a virus called the EBV (Epstein Barr Virus) virus.
-The EBV virus is found in saliva (spit) and mucus.

What are the symptoms of mono?

-Most young children with mono do not show symptoms.
-Infants may have general symptoms, such as fever or loss of appetite. They may appear more tired than usual.
-Older children and adults may have a fever, feel tired, or have swollen neck glands.
-Mono can cause a sore throat and sore muscles.
-Mono can make the spleen larger (an organ on the left side of the body under the ribs). If your child has an enlarged spleen, she may feel sharp pain in the upper left of her stomach.
-Loss of appetite and weakness is common in adolescents.
-Mono can cause nausea, headache, stiffness, chest pain, or difficulty breathing.

..dude i think i have been diagnosed with Mononucleosis.
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