HENRICO, VA (WWBT) - Dr. Sheena Keene is on the case of mononucleosis.
Symptoms include fatigue, sore throat, fever, swollen glands and possible swelling of the spleen.
The disease is passed through the saliva. Avoid sharing drinking glasses, straws, toothbrushes or eating utensils.
Patients should seek medical attention when they develop a fever and a sore throat. Treatment is limited to symptoms.