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Incubation period for Mono (the kissing disease): sore throa

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I have had Mono(the kissing disease) for about 10 days now but just officially was diagnosed yesterday, i had the sore throat and swollen glands and everything. Today i feel 99 percent normal and my sore throat is going away.

How long until I will be able to kill my boyfriend? or engage in sexual activity?

also, I know hte incubation period for Mono can be a month, so I think my boyfriend has already been exposed, if i kiss him, will I re-expose myself?/is he going to get it?


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replied August 1st, 2007
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You can’t be reinfected with Mononucleosis (mono) because your body has created immunity against the condition for life. I don’t believe that your boyfriend can be infected with mono either because it seems that he has been already exposed. He might have had mono in the past and also developed immunity or overcome the infection without symptoms. Mono is a fairly benign infectious condition, and there's nothing really to worry about, although your consideration for his health is admirable.


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