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Epstein-Barr Virus Infection (cont.)

When to Seek Medical Care

Mild symptoms of EBV infection may be treated at home. Prolonged fever, abdominal pain, severe headache, difficulty breathing, and/or jaundice (a yellowish discoloration of the skin) are reasons to seek medical attention.

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