Is mono considered a serious illness?
In general, mononucleosis is not considered a serious illness. However, mononucleosis can lead to significant loss of time from school or work due to profound fatigue and, on rare occasion, can cause severe or even life-threatening illness.
Is mono an infection or virus?
Mononucleosis (mono) is a contagious infection caused by a herpes virus called Epstein-Barr. Other viruses can also cause mono. The infection is common among teenagers and young adults. People with mono experience extreme fatigue, fever and body aches.
Is mono extremely contagious?
Approximately one out of every four teenagers who are infected with EBV will develop mononucleosis, so it is important to know the symptoms of the disease and what to do if you think you or someone you love has mono. EBV is highly contagious and most often spread though bodily fluids, especially saliva.
- Is mono considered a serious illness?
- Is mono an infection or virus?
- Is mono extremely contagious?
- Is it OK to be around someone with mono?
- Do I need to isolate if I have mono?
- When is mono most contagious?
- When does mono stop being contagious?
- How long until mono is contagious?
- How long should you wait to kiss someone after having mono?
- What are the four stages of mono?
- How did I get mono without kissing?
- How do you cure mono fast?
- What are the three stages of mono?
- What should you not do when you have mono?
- What foods should you avoid if you get mono and why?
- Does orange juice help with mono?
- What causes mono to flare up?
- Can you be hospitalized for mono?
- How likely is it for your spleen to rupture with mono?
- What happens to your liver when you have mono?