Always seek the advice of your doctor before starting or changing treatment. Mononucleosis may cause enlargement of the spleen. In my practice, I generally tell my patients to wait 1 to 2 weeks after they have recovered to begin having physical contact with other people. If you're infected, you can help prevent spreading the virus to others by not kissing them and by not sharing food, dishes, glasses and utensils until several days after your fever has subsided — and even longer, if possible. Sometimes, fatigue and other symptoms may continue for three to six months or more.
Ask how much to take and how often to take it. In extreme cases, your spleen may rupture, causing sharp, sudden pain in the left side of your upper abdomen. And that will lead you to infatuation, which will impair your judgment. If so it can remain in the body for quite some time. Your liver and spleen may be enlarged and sore, and some people get a rash especially if taking antibiotics such as amoxicillin.
The virus is spread through direct contact with saliva from the mouth of an infected person or other bodily fluids such as blood. This may help the other person say it back, because they can see that you care about them by what you do, and it won't come as a surprize. My husband and I both found out that we have it. Since you've already been through the whole mono thing and incubation period I figured you could give me some insight. Are there any lab tests to determine when it is safe to kiss him without infecting him? Your doctor will let you know when it's safe for you to get back in the game. In some very rare cases, people who carry the virus develop either or nasopharyngeal carcinoma, which are both rare cancers. All information is for educational purposes only.
For me, it took about 4 months to feel like myself although the worse symptoms were in the first two months. Mono is not a highly contagious illness, and if the diagnosis of mono was made one year ago and documented by laboratory testing, it would be highly unlikely that the patient in question is contagious. If he has been exposed before, could he still develop mono if he is reinfected? Research has shown that even when a person who has had mono feels better, they can still have the virus in the body for a long time. Have you talked to your doctor about it? A number of conditions, including liver disease and some cancers, can cause your spleen to become enlarged. However, in truth even this recommendation is not ironclad and it is certainly possible that somebody that is one to two weeks out from having mononucleosis will still be contagious. People with mono often have a high fever, , and a.
This was the worst illness I ever had so I'm not taking chances around the people I love! When your physician agrees it is time for more vigorous exercise usually after two to three months , we can design a physical therapy program to help recondition your body so you can eventually resume your prior level of activity. But you don't get mono only from kissing. The signs and symptoms of mono typically last for one to two months. Mono is a that causes symptoms like fatigue, swollen lymph nodes, and a severe sore throat. See your doctor if your fatigue lasts for more than a month after mono has been diagnosed. If you have mono, you probably will need plenty of rest. The only way to tell for sure if you have mono is to go to a doctor, who will examine you and draw blood for tests one test is called the Monospot to see if you have mono.
It prolly felt like the flu and viola! Mono is almost impossible to prevent. It takes about a week for mono to show up on tests. Serologic results for persons with infectious mononucleosis include an elevated white blood cell count, an increased percentage of certain atypical white blood cells, and a positive reaction to a mono spot test. I would talk to your doctor about when you can have the go ahead. There are many opinions on when it is safe to kiss again after being diagnosed with mono ranging from 2-4 weeks all the way up to 18 months yikes! Wash your hands after you use the bathroom, change a child's diapers, or sneeze. This just helps me to make sure that their risk of transmitting the virus to another person is as low as possible.
Until your physician tells you it is safe to resume more strenuous workouts, avoid any but the mildest exercise e. You can be exposed to the virus by a cough or sneeze, by kissing, or by sharing food or drinks with someone who has mono. Complications Complications of mononucleosis can occasionally be serious. Mono is contagious for up to 6 months after you start feeling better from the initial symptoms. Wait to meet him until you have been on the phone a few times and have some sense of who he is.
Otherwise, you … will find that things will move rapidly forward from a kiss. Keep your straws, forks, and toothbrushes to yourself, and… no kissing for a few months! The medication is given to help with some of the symptoms so the person will feel better physically- but the medication has no effect on the virus itself or how contagious you are. If your symptoms don't get better on their own in a week or two, see your doctor. My doctor has told me that anyone I am kissing on a regular basis has probable been exposed already. I visited her 7 weeks ago, we didn't kiss on the lips.
Besides me being a little bit tired at times i feel completely fine. I had mono this last summer and researched the heck out of it. Have you ever heard of the kissing disease? Infectious mononucleosis, or mono, refers to a group of symptoms usually caused by the. Sometimes, occasional b-cells will carry the eb virus on them, unable to de-power the virus, and can cause some one else to be sick. What may prepare you to tell them is using the word in other contexts. Can I kiss her or will I get mono? Ask how much liquid to drink each day and which liquids are best for you. Ok i dont know what to do my gf has mono she has had it for 2 months and her doctor that she went to said that she would be contagious ive been looking online and it says mono is only contagious for 2 months after you have been diagnosed with it and you can still have symptoms after wards and i just kissed my gf tonight and i drank from a straw that she did from 2 weeks ago from friday and 2 weeks is what the doctor told her it would take to find out what should i do do you think im contagious? In adolescents and adults, the infection causes noticeable symptoms in 35 to 50 percent of cases.