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How contageous is Mono?
« on: 11/01/2008 22:48:49 »
You can only get it once right? Like chicken pox? Or is it like a normal flu type virus?

I though I heard both..but I can't remember no more!
« Last Edit: 12/01/2008 02:32:33 by paul.fr »


 

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Re: How contageous is Mono?
« Reply #1 on: 11/01/2008 23:29:36 »
I believe you can get it lots of times. It can be either a baterial or viral infection depending on what strain you have,My girlfriend when I was a kid was always getting it..hers was viral! There were twelve siblings and they all were sharing the bathroom water cup!
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Re: How contageous is Mono?
« Reply #2 on: 12/01/2008 00:46:12 »
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Re: How contageous is Mono?
« Reply #3 on: 12/01/2008 02:16:04 »
Yep. Your welcome. I don't know exactly, but it seemed really hard to get rid of for her. they switched to individual paper cups from a dispencer and paper towels instead of cloth and no one drank from the same cup for a very long time around there . A couple years as I recall!
 

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How contageous is Mono?
« Reply #5 on: 12/01/2008 16:03:49 »
Sorry Paul for you going back and changing my titles and then sending me the answer in a thread I posted..
 

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How contageous is Mono?
« Reply #6 on: 12/01/2008 16:33:20 »
Sim,
I only changed the title to make it easier for people to understand the question. No problem.
 

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