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Is mononucleosis a contagious disease?

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My 16-year old son has been diagnosed with mono. How long is he contagious to others?

Tue, 24 Apr 2018 in Child Health
 
 
Answered by Dr. Diptanshu Das 1 hour later
Brief Answer:
Depends on the mode of transmission

Detailed Answer:
Thanks for asking on HealthcareMagic.
I can understand your concern.

He is contagious to others till he has a cough.

Let me know if I could help further.

Regards

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