Monoucleosis

Paige Donegan 6/1/14 Period 1

General Overview-

A- Mononucleosis was first described by Sprunt and Evans in the Bulletin of the Johns Hopkins Hospital in 1920

B- Mouth, Spleen, Abdomen, Liver, Throat, Skin, Eyes, Blood, Brain and more

C- Mono can causes them to be sore and raw

D- There are a few forms of Mono

Causes-

A- Mono is also know as the "kissing disease" because it is mainly transmitted through body fluids

Incidence-

A- Over 85% of Americans have already had the illness

B- Most commonly seen by physicians in young adults between the ages of 15 and 30

C- No it does not

D- very low

Signs and Symptoms-

  • extreme fatigue
  • fever
  • sore throat
  • head and body aches
  • swollen lymph nodes in the neck and armpits
  • swollen liver or spleen or both
  • rash
  • tired
  • Diagnosis-

    A- Doctors normally do blood work to test if you have Mono

    Treatment-

    A- There is no vaccine to prevent you from this disease but you can help treat it by staying hydrated and getting plenty of rest

    B- There is no cure

    Prevention-

    A- You can help prevent this disease by avoiding kissing, drinking from other peoples' drinks and stuff like that