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Mononucleosis (cont.)

Mono Symptoms

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
Infectious Mononucleosis Symptoms and Signs
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 6/6/2014

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Infectious mononucleosis was first described by Sprunt and Evans in the Bulletin of the Johns Hopkins Hospital in 1920.

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