What is Mononucleosis? Mononucleosis (pronounced: mah-no-noo-klee-oh-sus) an infectious disease familiar with name mono or kissing disease. Infectious Mononucleosis commonly cause by Epstein Barr virus infection generally affect most of the people in US especially in young adult. Mononucleosis mode of transmission is through saliva or cough and sneeze.
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Mononucleosis in Children
Mononucleosis infects about half of all children below age of five years old. The symptoms of mono in children may appeared to be mild or asymptomatic. Most commons mononucleosis symptoms in children is fever. Fever is a normal physiology reaction of body to kill infection and may increase risk of febrile convulsions or seizure if temperature rise too high. To reduce or lower the temperature in the children you can sponge the body with luke warm water, paying attention to under the armpits and groin where blood runs close to the surface. Other symptoms of mono in children is abdominal pain and viral rash.Mononucleosis symptoms abdominal pain may be reduced with eat lightly and apply a hot water bottle or heat pack to the abdomen. Mononucleosis rash commonly appear for a short period and may disappeared after several days. If your children experienced mononucleosis rash, apply calamine lotion able to reduce the irritation from mono symptom’s rash.
Mononucleosis in Adult
Mononucleosis infects many adults and teenagers all over the world. Those with age of 15 to 17 is at high risk and commonly infected with mononucleosis virus “Epstein Bar Virus”.Most common symptoms includes the soreness of throat, sudden weight loss, fatigue, pharyngeal, petechiae, inflammation, fever, malaise, loss of appetite and lot more. If the above symptoms are be not be appeared within the period of two days then the Infectious mononucleosis is not be present in a persons body.The time between being exposed to the virus and getting symptoms is 30 to 50 days.