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Have mono, tired, low temperature in evening, headache. Anything else to do?

My son who is 21 has mono and it s been 4 weeks now he seams to be doing worse than when he was first diagnosed he is very tired and gets a low temp in the evenings along with headaches all day is this still normal mono and is their anything else I could be doing for him? He does take Advil awround the clock.. Please let me know thanks Wendy
Asked On : Fri, 28 Sep 2012
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Infectious mononucleosis had a self limiting course of around 4 weeks. You could repeat the blood titres ( Paul bunnel test) to see if it is coming down or rising compared to the previous values. But the post infectious malaise and fatigue are well known to persist for a few more weeks following full recovery from mono. Make sure he has a good nutritious diet, takes lits of fluids, adequate rest. He could also take multivitamin capsules for a few weeks.
Hope this helps you.
Take care.
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