What is Mononucleosis?

Mononucleosis is increase in the number of activated lymphocytes in the blood. It is caused by viral infections characterised by fever, lymph node enlargement, rash and splenomegaly. It resolves spontaneously in majority of cases.

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I wa diagnosed with mononucleosis 3 months ago. And it lasted about 2.5 months. My doctor did a blood test about a month ago and pronounced me...

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You were diagnosed as Mononucleosis & pronounced healthy 1 month back, but your
liver enzymes were elevated. This elevation is due to...

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What would high ALT levels mean (88) with moderate inflation of AST (36)? patient does not drink significant amounts of alcohol, has ulcerative...

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Findings suggest raised ALT level.
Increased SGPT may indicate liver injury.It may be due to many reasons like hepatitis,alcohol...

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Is there any other way a person can get mononucleosis than kissing, saliva or drinking from a cup of a infected...

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Brief Answer:
Close contact with infected invidividual

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The only predisposing risk factor for EBV...

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