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MONO: Signs & Symptoms

Teenagers and young adults beware – Mono is What’s Going Around. Centra Care locations are reporting increases in cases of the virus.

Here’s what to look for:

  • Fever
  • Sore throat that lasts several days
  • Swollen lymph glands

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Infectious mononucleosis is an infection caused by the Epstein-Barr virus. The virus passes through saliva, which is why it’s sometimes called the “kissing disease.” Mono can also be spread by coughing or sneezing or sharing food or beverages from the same container or utensil. Mono is most often diagnosed ...

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Why so tired?

Know anyone who has been exhausted lately and complaining of a swollen, sore throat? Mono could be the cause. Centra Care physicians have seen recent dramatic increases in cases of Mono.​

The greatest increases of reported cases have been seen at the following Centra Care locations:
Winter Garden Village: up 200%​
Azalea Park, Colonial Town, Conway, Oviedo, and Waterford Lakes: up 100%

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Infectious mononucleosis is caused by the Epstein-Barr virus. The virus passes through saliva, ...

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