Kissing Disease Mono

Mononucleosis is known as the “Kissing Disease Mono.” However, the kissing disease mono is definitely not as funny as the name implies. It is called the kissing disease mono because it is spread through or is exchanged by infected saliva. Although kissing disease mono may occur at any age, it is known to be spread among 15 to 17 year olds. It will cause fever, swollen lymph glands and a sore throat.

A natural solution for treatment mononucleosis would be to use salt water to gargle with. If you have a severe sore throat try sucking on ice, drinking tea with honey in it, and frozen fruit bars and Popsicles might help to relieve some of the soreness during treatment mononucleosis. Another aid with the sore throat would be to place small amounts of apple cider vinegar in warm water to help the sore throat.

Mononucleosis can often cause a person to have a sore throat, so it is important that a person gargle a few times a day to help relieve it. Gargling helps get rid of the bacteria in the throat and helps reduce the swelling. There are many things that available for a person to gargle with, but it is recommended that a person use either salt water or licorice for the best results.

One cannot relieve a symptom of mononucleosis with any particular treatment a doctor can give. As a matter of fact, a symptom of mononucleosis will go away on its own. It sometimes takes as short a time period as a couple of weeks, but sometimes these symptoms can persist for months. Sufferers of the illness just have to wait for each symptom of mononucleosis to go away on its own.

Some of the other self mononucleosis treatments include throat lozenges and gargling with warm water so that you can soothe your throat. You need to make sure that you do not become dehydrated and that you are constantly drinking fluids. Depending on how sick you are, determines the amount of rest that you are going to need. If you are very sick, then you should not do anything that consists of lots of moving around. One of the worst things that you can do is to go out and play some sort of contact sport.

A mononucleosis symptom that is the body’s first signal of viral infection is exhaustion. The exhaustion appears to have no physical cause and therefore the first step to treating the exhaustion is with a physical exam by a licensed medical doctor. Mononucleosis needs to be treated with drugs in order to kill the invading virus without allowing the fight between the body’s white blood cells and the invading virus to literally destroy the body’s organs.

Would you like to find out more information on kissing disease, then check out our site and read more about Countdown to Flu 2010: Flu vs. Mononucleosis.

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