Epstein-Barr Virus Infection Topic Guide
Epstein-Barr Virus: The Epstein-Barr virus causes infectious mononucleosis and has also been linked to certain lymphomas and nasopharyngeal cancer. Mono symptoms include sore throat, fever, and swollen lymph nodes and occasionally appetite loss, fatigue, chills, headaches, and sweats. Over-the-counter pain medicines, fluids, and rest are recommended to treat mono.
Fever (in Adults) A fever is a body temperature of 100.4 F or greater. A fever may be caused by a virus, bacteria, fungus, blood clot, tumor, drug, or the environment. Treatment of fever in adults usually involves ibuprofen, acetaminophen, or aspirin.