Infectious Mononucleosis Index
Infectious mononucleosis is a virus infection in which there is an increase of white blood cells
that are mononuclear (with a single nucleus) "Mono" and "kissing
disease" are popular terms for this very common illness caused by the
Epstein-Barr virus (EBV).
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Swollen Lymph Nodes
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- Fever facts
- What is a fever?
- What causes a fever?
- What are the signs and symptoms of a fever?
- How is a fever diagnosed?
- How should someone take a temperature for fever?
- What is the treatment for a fever?
- When should someone seek medical care for a fever?
- What kind of doctors treat a fever?
- What are complications of a fever?
- What is the prognosis for a fever?
- Is it possible to prevent a fever?
- Where can people find more information about fevers?
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Enlarged Spleen (Splenomegaly) Article
- Enlarged spleen (splenomegaly) facts
- What is the spleen, and what does it do (function)?
- What type of pain, and where is the pain located with an enlarged spleen?
- What are other signs and symptoms of an enlarged spleen?
- Where is the spleen, and what does it look like?
- What are the causes of an enlarged spleen?
- How is the diagnosis of an enlarged spleen made?
- What is the treatment for an enlarged spleen?
- What complications are associated with an enlarged spleen?
- Can an enlarged spleen be prevented?
- What is the prognosis for someone with an enlarged spleen?