The way mono works in the body is tricky, so lots of people are confused about
how long it is contagious. Once someone gets mono, the virus stays in that ...
Aug 8, 2007 ... Don't Kiss and Swell: How to Manage Mono. ... Is it too many all-nighters
cramming for exams? Too many parties? Not enough coffee? For most ...
Dec 4, 2015 ... Mononucleosis, commonly known as “mono” or “the kissing disease,” refers to a
... Many people develop EBV infections as children after age 1.
Mono is caused by the Epstein-Barr virus (EBV). Cytomegalovirus (CMV) causes
some cases of a mono-like illness. Much less commonly, a mono-like illness is ...
Only 50 people out of 100,000 in the general population get mono, but it strikes
as many as 2 out of 1,000 teens and twenty-somethings, especially those in high
In many people, the illness is mild, and may never be diagnosed as mono.
Infection by EBV generally results in lifelong immunity—you can only ...
Jan 21, 2009 ... It turned out she had infectious mononucleosis, or mono. ... the infection has
become something of a rite of passage for many adolescents and ...
Sep 14, 2016 ... Many people become infected with EBV in childhood. EBV infections in children
usually do not cause symptoms, or the symptoms are not ...
Nov 1, 2002 ... Mononucleosis has been nicknamed the “kissing disease,” many parents think of
mono as a disease of teens and young adults. They don't ...