Older adults are more likely to have jaundice and may not have a sore throat or swollen glands. They believe that people can spread the infection for many months after that — some studies show as long as 18 months. What are the symptoms of mono? I know I had to lay off sports for months myself which was ver tough for me! However she likes to bite and play with my piercing so will just ta … ke a bit longer to heal is all. Is it necessary to tell people that you have it? If you are over the person, right away. Infectious mononucleosis, or mono, refers to a group of symptoms usually caused by the. Breast milk can contain the virus, but it isn't clear whether this can produce an infection in a child.
However, in truth even this recommendation is not ironclad and it is certainly possible that somebody that is one to two weeks out from having mononucleosis will still be contagious. Most cases of mono are mild and resolve easily with minimal treatment. This ones a bit tricky, but basically you need to look at just how well the initial meeting was. I'm sure it's not contageous for 6 months. On the other hand, they may also have mild upper , such as a cough, runny nose, or.
I guess it can vary from person to person how long it lasts. People normally get mono only once in their lives. Treatment is aimed at easing your symptoms. How long do I have to wait to kiss my boyfriend, I have mono. But the kicker is, if you kissed or shared utensils, beverages with your partner anytime during the incubation period you could already have it and one of the lucky few who just dont become symptomatic. If your talking about, you had sex and then went your separate ways, you have to remember what was said after the encounter, did you leave off, Ill call or talk to you soon, that could mean 3-4 days.
A person with mono is contagious for up to 18 months after being sympton free. I got a new one about 4 days ago and it its doing fine. Because other, more serious viruses such as can cause symptoms similar to mono, your doctor will work to rule out these possibilities. You become immune to it, like chicken pox. Silly I know, but i've been reading websites that say 6 months to a year? If you're not, you might want to wait around awhile because otherwise you're not going to be happy around your new friend, or you're going to find yourself talking about your X a lot and that's a big fat no no.
Sometimes the dormant virus can wake up and find its way into a person's saliva spit. Most people get better within a month, but you may need to talk with your teachers or principal if your mono symptoms are severe and are causing you to miss a lot of school. Infectious mononucleosis caused by Epstein-Barr virus appears to have little to no effect on pregnancy outcomes, although there is some possible correlation with early delivery and lower birth weight. Participating in contact sports or simply moving around too much can put you at risk for a ruptured spleen, a rare but possible complication of mono. Check back soon to follow us and connect with our community members.
Older adults often show a fever lasting longer than two weeks and may not show the other common symptoms of swollen glands and sore throat. Here's what I've figured out through talking to doctors, and researching: - You are most contagious while you have a fever. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your doctor in the United States 911 immediately. Ive been kissed by a girl when she hugged me before, it was the last time we were going to see each other so we hugged just before she got on the train to the other end of the city and then she looked at me and kissed me right there. However, your doctor may prescribe a corticosteroid medication to reduce throat and tonsil swelling.
Liver involvement is usually mild, but you should not drink alcohol while you have mono symptoms because of this. It prolly felt like the flu and viola! Keep in mind that many other conditions, such as hepatitis and toxoplasmosis, can mimic the symptoms of mononucleosis. That said, symptoms are still possible. If you are with people or a person who has had Mono before, don't worry about spreading it to them. I always heard you weren't contagious after taking the medicine for 24 hours so I think you're fine now. Absolutely, mono is a highly contagious. If I have mono, how can I prevent giving it to someone else? You should not play any sports- your spleen is especially sensitive when you have mono.
There realy isn't a measured value of how many dates you should wait before kissing. The bottom line is that it's hard to prevent mono from spreading. Sometimes, fatigue and other symptoms may continue for three to six months or more. But if its someone you are interested in and your not sure they are interested in you I wouldn't call back again wait for them to call you. As a guy it can sometimes be a classy move if you ask her if you can kiss her. If you are pregnant or may become pregnant, some of these other illnesses can be a risk for you or your baby. The person you want to kiss probably already has it but don't take chances until you discuss it with doctor! Most people already have it in their system.
People who have mono can be contagious from the time they first become infected. Also, don't text them or call them and say that, say when you guys are cuddling or watching the stars. Health experts aren't sure how long people with mono stay contagious after symptoms are gone. This includes using medicines to reduce fever and techniques to calm a sore throat, such as. Q: I am worried that if i kiss my boyfriend im gonna get mono? About 95% of people are infected with the virus by the time they are adults. For example, a high lymphocyte count often indicates an infection such as mono. After being diagnosed you may contract other illnesses that need medical attention.
You probably deserve to have a physical exam of both your lymph nodes in your neck and your spleen to see how you're doing well recovering from mononucleosis. They are more likely to have jaundice and lab tests will show a high bilirubin level and liver enzyme levels and their white blood cell count will not be as elevated or show as many lymphocytes as is seen in younger people. No need to get tested, She will know in a few days. However, between the two conditions has been proven. Fatigue is one of the hallmark symptoms of both illnesses. No special precautions are usually taken- though you should probably wait a few weeks. Wasn't exactly fair in my books.