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What Are the Symptoms of Mononucleosis?
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The most common symptoms of mononucleosis are fever, sore throat, swollen glands (lymph nodes), and fatigue. Symptoms usually develop between four to six weeks after exposure to the EBV. Other signs and symptoms of mononucleosis may include the following:
In younger children, the symptoms may be more subtle and may additionally include irritability and poor feeding.
Infectious Mononucleosis Symptoms and Signs
When Should I Call the Doctor About Mononucleosis?
Call a health-care provider for an appointment if any of the signs or symptoms of mononucleosis appear. Diagnosis of the illness by a health-care provider is important to make sure that it is not another medical condition that may require more extensive medical evaluation and treatment.
The following signs and symptoms require urgent evaluation:
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 11/17/2016
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