Undiagnosed Symptoms Community
mono and joint sweeling
About This Community:

This patient support community is for discussions relating to undiagnosed symptoms, breathing difficulties, feeling cold, cough, diarrhea, dizziness, fainting, fever, indigestion, itching, nausea, numbness, pain (chronic), paralysis, rash, sweating, swelling, urination problems, and vomiting.

Font Size:
A
A
A
Background:
Blank
Blank
Blank
Blank Blank

mono and joint sweeling

Have you heard of someone with mono having a swollen knee accompanied by joint pain?
Tags: mono
Related Discussions
1 Comment
Blank
563773_tn?1374250139

Hello,

Yes,infectious mononucleosis can be associated with swelling of the joint as well as joint pain.It is because infectious mononucleosis which is often caused by Epstein barr virus can cause infectious arthritis. Infectious arthritis may be caused by bacteria, viruses, or fungi.This type of arthritis is usually sudden in onset, symmetric and polyarticular in distribution (fingers, knees, wrists), brief in duration (less than a month), and without residua.So the swelling produced by these viruses lasts no more than one to two weeks.No antibiotics are needed for viral infectious arthritis and usually it is self limiting.

Hope this helps.Take care and pls do keep me posted if you have any additional doubts.

Blank
Continue discussion Blank
Blank
Weight Tracker
Weight Tracker
Start Tracking Now
Undiagnosed Symptoms Community Resources
RSS Expert Activity
233488_tn?1310696703
Blank
New Cannabis Article from NORTH Mag...
Jul 20 by John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAOBlank
242532_tn?1269553979
Blank
3 Reasons Why You are Still Binge E...
Jul 14 by Roger Gould, M.D.Blank
242532_tn?1269553979
Blank
Emotional Eating: What Your Closet ...
Jul 09 by Roger Gould, M.D.Blank
Top General Health Answerers
Avatar_f_tn
Blank
mkh9
CA
363281_tn?1353103243
Blank
SassyLassie
Hanmer Springs, New Zealand
Avatar_f_tn
Blank
silverfox67
Clifton, AZ
4851940_tn?1385441629
Blank
jemma116
United Kingdom
1340994_tn?1374197577
Blank
Caryopteris
Raleigh, NC
1622896_tn?1402351966
Blank
bobdylan1958
Outside London, United Kingdom