Prevention and Safety Measures in Mononucleosis

Prevention and Safety Measures in Mononucleosis

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Mononucleosis is generally a self-limiting, although sometimes protracted, and often painful illness. While specific treatment is rarely necessary, the potential complications make it necessary that patients with this illness be under the care of a physician. Mononucleosis is believed to spread through saliva. If someone is infected, they can help avert spreading the virus to others by not kissing them and by not sharing food, dishes, glasses, and utensils until several days after the fever has abated. Moreover, there’s no vaccine to prevent mononucleosis. (Noble, 2001) (more…)

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