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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Infectious_mononucleosis

Infectious mononucleosis (IM), also known as mono, is an infection commonly caused by the ... Prevention is by not sharing personal items or kissing those infected. Mono generally gets better on its own. Recommendations include drinking ...

www.healthline.com/health/mononucleosis

Jul 21, 2017 ... Infectious mononucleosis, or mono, refers to a group of symptoms ... through saliva, which is why some people call it “the kissing disease.”.

kidshealth.org/en/teens/quick-mono.html

Can you get mono from just a peck — and if his/her lips are wet during the kiss ... If you kissed or shared a drink with someone who has mono, it doesn't mean ...

kidshealth.org/en/kids/mono.html

Kissing is just one of the ways that someone can spread mononucleosis. Most people who get mono are between the ages of 15 and 25, but younger kids can ...

www.webmd.com/a-to-z-guides/tc/infectious-mononucleosis-topic-overview

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 ...

teens.webmd.com/mono-in-teens-faq

Mono most often spreads by kissing. That's because the virus that causes mono can be found ...

www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/mononucleosis/home/ovc-20165827

Aug 3, 2017 ... Infectious mononucleosis (mono) is often called the kissing disease. The virus that causes mono is transmitted through saliva, so you can get it ...

youngwomenshealth.org/2013/10/08/mononucleosis

Dec 16, 2015 ... Have you ever heard of “the kissing disease”? Mononucleosis (pronounced mon- o-nuke-lee-o-sis, or “Mono” for short) got this nickname ...

www.medicaldaily.com/mono-mono-how-kissing-disease-knocked-me-my-feet-and-taught-me-personal-health-283140

May 16, 2014 ... When I got mono at the age of 23, I thought I'd never have the same energy I used to have – but the entire experience taught me about patience ...