Once the doctor analyzes your symptoms and medical history, they will perform a physical examination to find signs of mononucleosis such as inflammation of the:
Additionally, they will request blood tests that include antibody tests to confirm the presence of the Epstein-Barr virus, as well as a lymphocyte count.
As it is a viral disease, there is no specific treatment for mononucleosis, so therapy focuses on controlling symptoms and avoiding serious complications, coupled with personal care that includes rest, good nutrition, and adequate hydration.
To treat the symptoms, your doctor will prescribe painkillers and anti-inflammatories, although if a secondary bacterial infection occurs, they will prescribe antibiotics to fight it, carefully choosing one that does not cause skin reactions due to mononucleosis.
At ABC Medical Center’s Internal Medicine Department, we offer health care services with the highest quality and safety, from the prevention, diagnosis, timely treatment, and monitoring of infectious, respiratory, endocrinological, dermatological, rheumatic, nephrological, gastrointestinal, and hematological pathologies of both chronic-degenerative diseases and acute conditions, through a comprehensive and multidisciplinary model.