that affects the
Teens and young adults (10 to 40 years)
healing in 10 days to 6 months.
Fatigue often persist for 3 to 6 weeks after the other symptoms have disappeared. Some patients suffer from
form in which symptoms persist for months or years.
contagious virus (Epstein - Barr virus) that is
between people, as the kissing, sharing food or coughing.
Signs and symptoms.
Sore throat (strong at times)
Loss of appetite. Fatigue.
Inflammation of the lymph glands, usually on the neck, armpit or
of the spleen.
skin and eyes (sometimes)
. Generalized pain.
Fatigue or overwork. The high incidence among college students and military recruits could be due to lack of rest and overcrowding.
with people suffering from
If you have
, shy away
with people with immunodeficiencies, to prevent grab
, which in his
can be very serious.
Diagnosis and Treatment.
His own observation of symptoms.
Medical history and physical examination by
Analysis of blood.
Auto care after diagnosis.
sore throat, then gargle with frequent strong
or warm salt water.
Not much effort to move the
. It might hurt if you have the spleen Verrucosus.
In mild discomfort, you can use drugs without
prescription, such as paracetamol or metamizol.
Do not take aspirin could be associated with Reye's
If symptoms are severe, your
short treatment with cortisone.
Treatment with steroids
many contraindications and precautions, so your
Save your bed, especially if you have fever.
Go back to your
Rest when you feel fatigued.
Do not participate in
sports or strenuous until at least 1 month after full recovery.
No special diet.
You may lose your appetite while you are sick.
Keep an adequate intake of fluids. Drink at least 8
of water or juice every day, more during periods with high fever.
The following occurs during treatment:
Fever (over 38. 9 degrees)
You have constipation.
You have pain in the left upper abdomen for 5 minutes or more.
difficulty breathing or swallowing by
severe inflammation of the throat.
or encephalitis (rare)
Diagnosis wrong with streptococcal throat
, resulting in
treatment with antibiotics as useless as unnecessary.
Drilling of the spleen, with the resulting emergency surgery.