Can mono cause sinus problems?

Some people can develop strep, tonsillitis and sinus infections because of Infectious mononucleosis, so be sure to stay on the look-out for any other infections.

Can you get mono in your nose?

It’s possible that people who have had mono can spread the virus even though they no longer have symptoms. EBV lives and grows in the nose and throat. Any fluid that comes from these parts of the body, including saliva, tears, or mucus, can be infected with the virus.

Does mono affect breathing?

Mono may cause breathing difficulties if your child’s throat is swollen and their airway is partially blocked. This could happen if there are enlarged tonsils, adenoids or other lymph tissue at the back of the throat.

What is mono exactly?

Overview. Infectious mononucleosis (mono) is often called the kissing disease. The virus that causes mono (Epstein-Barr virus) is spread through saliva. You can get it through kissing, but you can also be exposed by sharing a glass or food utensils with someone who has mono.

Can you travel when you have mono?

Generally, patients with infectious mononucleosis should not travel during the first 10 days after first appearance due to the risk of splenic rupture. For upper respiratory infections, it must be ensured that there is no tubal blockage before traveling by air.

What vitamins should I take for mono?

Add these supplements to your daily diet for your immune and gut health:

  • omega-3 fatty acids.
  • probiotic supplements.
  • echinacea.
  • cranberry.
  • astragalus.

Can you get rid of mono?

Similarly, there’s no specific treatment for mono. This infection is usually less contagious than a cold. However, mono symptoms can last longer. You may have symptoms for four to six weeks or more.

Is mono permanent?

If you get mono, the virus stays in your body for life. That doesn’t mean that you’re always contagious . But the virus can surface from time to time and risk infecting someone else.