Mononucleosis

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What is mononucleosis?

Mononucleosis, also known as glandular fever, is a viral infection caused by the Epstein-Barr virus. Some symptoms may include fever, swelling of the lymph nodes, exhaustion and a lingering sore throat

Common symptoms reported by people with mononucleosis

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, fatigue, pain, and stress) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people for mononucleosis

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Compare treatments taken by people with mononucleosis

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Who has mononucleosis on PatientsLikeMe?

  • 0 new patients joined this month
  • 24 say mononucleosis is their primary condition

Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 1
20s 18
30s 20
40s 20
50s 28
60s 11
70+ 5

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 17
Female 87

These charts show data from mononucleosis patients who have completed their condition history
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