Infectious Mononucleosis complications
Infectious Mononucleosis

Complications could include:

  • Pharyngitis is inflammation of the pharynx, which is in the back of the throat. It's most often referred to simply as "sore throat" and is very common.
  • Stridor is a high-pitched, wheezing sound caused by disrupted airflow. Airflow is usually disrupted by a blockage in the larynx (voice box) or trachea (windpipe). It is most noticeable when breathing in (inspiration/inhaling), though it can someti...
  • Myocarditis is inflammation of the heart muscle. It is a rare condition that can be caused by any number of autoimmune diseases, viral, bacterial, or fungal infections, or parasites. When you have an infection or an allergic reaction, your immune ...
  • Hepatitis refers to an inflammatory condition of the liver. It's commonly caused by a viral infection, but there are other possible causes of hepatitis.
  • An airway obstruction is a blockage in the airway. It may partially or totally prevent air from getting into your lungs. Some airway obstructions are life-threatening emergencies. They require immediate medical attention to prevent death.
  • Autoimmune hemolytic anemia (AHA) is a group of conditions where a person's immune system destroys their red blood cells (RBCs). These rare conditions occur when antibodies-proteins that normally protect us from viruses or other infections-attach ...
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