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Mononucleosis also known as Mono is an illness caused by aninfection with a virus The virus The Epstein-Barr Virus EBV is usually thecause of Mono Other infectious viruses like cytomegalovirus CMV can alsoMost of the people who get Mono are adolescents and young adults Indeveloped nations the majority of the people has been exposed to the Epstein-Barr virus by the age of 18 That means that many adults have had infections aschildren caused by the Mono virus which were asymptomatic or mild Onceyou get Mono or the Epstein-Barr virus you are immune to re-infectionSome of the symptoms of Mono are a painful sore throat with tonsillarenlargement Mono typically causes fever headache fatigue and swollenglands in the neck Sometimes people with Mono experience loss of appetitenausea vomiting diarrhea or a measle-like rash The rash is seen in more than80 of patients who are infected with Mono and are prescribed an antibioticMono is diagnosed based on a patients symptoms and a physical exam Since the symptoms of Mono are so similar to those of other illnesses it is noteasy to diagnose Mono at an early stage Diagnoses are confirmed by bloodThere is no cure for Mono It takes a long time for to overcome Mono Eventually your immune system will help you recuperate When you have thesymptoms of Mono you can take aspirin or ibuprofen to help relieve the throatpain and fever Getting rest and drinking at least two quarts of fluid a day areOne customary complication of Mono is dehydration This may developdue to an inadequate amount of fluid intake Some infrequent complications areblood disorders neurological and psychological problems However once youget Mono there is a very very slim chance that you will get Mono againOne way of getting this disease are by kissing a person who carries thevirus in the saliva Other ways have not yet been proven The virusaccountable for Mono is contagious and is found in moist exhaled air nasal andoral-secretions However there
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