What is the death rate for mononucleosis?
It's uncommon to die from mononucleosis. Even so, death is usually caused from complications of mono, such as rupture of the spleen. The rate is around 1 out of 100 people.
(glandular fever) there is no cure its a virus its symptoms are swollen glands and tiredness painkillers and fluids can ease the discomfort
i think the origin of the mononucleosis is like the original word ..
antibiotics, mostly cough medicine
Epstein Barr virus
"Mono" or "the kissing disease."
listen, there's an easy solution to Mononucleosis, an that is, don't get it and stay alive!
Mononucleosis is caused by a virus. Antibiotics will not be effective against it. Generally speaking a person simply recovers from mononucleosis over time. Treatment is usually confined to alleviating symptoms. Some studies have indicated that the antiviral valomaciclovir may be helpful in speeding recovery.
Usually through the mouth or contact of some sort. Sharing glasses and cups is one sure way or using a towel used by another person. Kissing is another way.
Mono, is sometimes called "the kissing disease. It is the spread of germs found in saliva that causes it.
No, there is no vaccine for Mononucleosis.
Monoucleosis is a disease that caused by kissing, sharing your drinks, lollipops.
mononucleosis or "mono" is an oral disease transmitted through saliva. The symptoms of mono are coughing, dizzyness, loss of voice, throat dryness and/or itching, and possible headache. the best way to avoid attaining mono is to refrain from sharing oral hygeine tools.
No. While there are rare reports of deaths from Mono (around 1%), usually these are caused by the complications like asphyxia (airway obstruction), encephalitis (inflammation of the brain), meningitis (inflammation of the lining of the brain) or rupture of the spleen. This is most seen among those with impaired immune system like transplant patients or persons with AIDS. In general, most Mono patients recover fully.
Mononucleosis is a viral infection that is indeed harmful and symptoms may include: fever, sore throat, and swollen lymph glands.
Yes, Mononucleosis is infectious before the person receives treatment. In fact, most of the time when you get Mononucleosis you begin to spread the infection before you know your sick.
Mono is VERY rarely fatal, but your spleen can very easily be ruptured when you have mono, and if it is but no attention is paid to it, THIS can be very fatal and has happened in some cases, it is not rare.
Yes it is real and it can make you very sick.
yes, that is why it is called "the kissing disease". it is not an airborn illness . it is transmitted through bodily fluids, such as saliva.Yes, mononucleosis, or mono, is contagious. It is often spread by saliva and close contact. It is known as "the kissing disease." Since it is spread by saliva, don't spit. That's just gross. You can get it if you kiss or share a drink with someone who has it or… Read More
It is viral. http://www.webmd.com/a-to-z-guides/infectious-mononucleosis-topic-overview
Yes, it is, but treatment is usually 'conservative'. What I mean by 'conservative' is lots of rest, lots of good quality nutritious food, and good fresh air. Mononucleosis or Glandular Fever is a debilitating illness mostly affecting young people. Because it is so debilitating, a long convalescence is called for. People who rush back into their normal activities commonly find that it takes a couple of years to get back to normal health. You save… Read More
Mononucleosis is a viral infection causing fever, sore throat, and swollen lymph glands, especially in the neck.SymptomsMono may begin slowly with fatigue, a general ill feeling, headache, and sore throat. The sore throat slowly gets worse. Your tonsils become swollen and develop a whitish-yellow covering. The lymph nodes in the neck are frequently swollen and painful.A pink, measles-like rash can occur and is more likely if you take the medicines ampicillin or amoxicillin for a… Read More
You can get mono from making out with people, which is why it is sometimes called the "kissing disease." An uninfected but susceptible individual receives the virus from the saliva of someone who already has it (a carrier), and it can trigger the outbreak of the associated disease. Most people exposed to the virus have few or no symptoms.
There is no "cure" for mononucleosis. The treatment consists of getting lots of rest, drinking lots of fluids and using medications to help with symptoms, such as throat lozenges for sore throats, and acetaminophen or ibuprofen for headaches and muscle aches. In children under 19, aspirin has been linked to a potentially fatal condition called Reye's syndrome, so you should not take aspirin unless instructed by your doctor. Included in "getting lots of rest" is… Read More
No. Mononucleosis (Mono) is a virus.
Mononucleosis usually is diagnosed by a blood test--called a mono spot test--that measures anti-bodies to EBV.
The causative organism is a herpesvirus known as Epstein-Barr virus.
Not many specific symptoms except for continuous , and sometimes overwhelming, lethargy and lack of energy. This may last for several months.
By contact with viral-infected saliva through coughing, sneezing, kissing, or the sharing of items such as drinking glasses, eating utensils, straws, toothbrushes, or lip gloss. Some evidence indicates that in teens and young adults IM is primarily transmitted by sexual intercourse. (Alternative Medicine Encyclopedia) For the source and more detailed information concerning your request, click on the related links section (Answers.com) indicated below this answer box.By contact with viral-infected saliva through coughing, sneezing, kissing, or… Read More
infectious mononucleosis also called mono is caused by EBV or Epstein-Barr Virus.
Infectious mononucleosis, glandular fever or "Mono" is caused by the Epstein-Barr Virus (EBV), a member of the herpes group (human herpesvirus 4). It is spread by saliva especially by kissing, and other direct contact, like in other viruses, for example, flu and colds. Use the same precautions, and good hand washing techniques.
Mononucleosis is a contagious disease. Depression is a mood disorder; it is not contagious at all. Both can make you feel very tired and sluggish, but other than that, they are not alike at all.
Mononucleosis is caused by the Epstein-Barr virus. It is a viral infection that is spread through the saliva of infected persons.
During the first 1-2 weeks after experiencing symptoms of mono you are contagious. Also, during the time you feel sick -- which is typically 1-2 weeks, but for some people can be more -- you are contagious. After you have mono you continue to have the virus in your body for the rest of your life. There are only rare occasions where you actually get the symptoms again. However, contrary to popular belief, mono is… Read More
Contact with the saliva of an infected person transmits the disease, that is why it is called the kissing disease. It is really an infection- viral. There is no treatment that is effective and it takes 6 month to recover. You get fatigued, swollen lymph nodes, and cold like symptoms.
It is passed through bodily fluids.
No, it is caused by a virus, the Epstein-Barr virus.
It is called mononucleosis because the virus causes unusual proliferation of monocytes in the blood.
Epstein Barr virus.
It is caused by the EBV virus. The symptoms may disappear with time and treatment, but the virus will remain in the body for the rest of the person's life. Bottom line: No. Technically it is not curable.
The l virus that usually causes mononucleosis is the "Epstein-Barr virus". However it can also be caused by "Cytomegalovirus".
mononucleosis affects many parts of the body. it can give you a fever, a severe soar throat, swollen tonsils, enlargement of the spleen and gives you a headache.
Mono is caused by the Epstein Barr Virus (EBV). It is most often seen in adolescents and young adults. Children can get the virus, but it often goes unnoticed because their symptoms are mild. Adults usually do not get mono, because they are immune to the virus. Mono can be spread through contact with saliva, mucus from the nose and throat, and sometimes tears. Because the virus can be spread through kissing, it has earned… Read More
the symptoms of monucleosis is vomitting neassa, weight loss, fever swollen lymph gland, swollen sleen, rash, chest pain, nosebleedsAbdominal PainAbdominal SwellingAbnormal Heart RhythmsChest PainChillsCold SweatCoughDark UrineDiaphoresisEnlarged SpleenFast Heart RateFatigueFeels Hot to TouchFeverHeadacheHeart Rate AlteredHivesItchingJaundiceJoint PainLight Hurts EyesLoss of AppetiteMalaiseMoist SkinMuscle PainMuscle StiffnessNauseaNight SweatsPainPale StoolsRashShortness of BreathSore ThroatStiff NeckSwollen Lymph NodesSwollen TonsilsTiredWeaknessYellow EyesYellow Skin You won't know until 4-6 weeks after you are infected with the virus but the main symptoms are swollen glands, severe sore… Read More
The discovery of mononucleosis cannot be claimed by any one person, but the term itself was first used by Thomas Peck Sprunt and Frank Alexander Evans in 1920. For information about how it was discovered, see the Related Question.