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Question: OLCERS!! HELP PLEASE!!


 Punto12403 - Thu Nov 04, 2004 11:05 am

:shock: :roll: I have a mouth olcer or a cranker sore. I went to the docter and he said he thought i had mono, but i do not know.He went ahead and give me medication for it evan if i don't have it, and if it is not gone my monday he will test me for it. Last night I had a 102 fever. I am having ALOT of pain from the cranker sore. Could the mono and the cranker sore be related??? do u think i could I have mono? What is your opinion?
P.S. My glans are VERY swollen. and i fill very bad. Plus im not very hungery and even if i was i could not eat because it hurts to bad! :oops: :cry: :!: :?:
 Dr. Russell M - Sat Nov 13, 2004 1:55 pm

User avatar Hi!

I know you are dyslexic, and hence would want to confirm if it's the glans or glands that have swollen :wink: .

Canker sore/aphthous ulcers are different from cold sores/fever blisters. Did your doctor explicitly describe your mouth lesions as canker? Fever blisters are caused by the herpes virus group, which includes Herpes simplex, Varicella zoster, Epstein-Barr, and Cytomegalovirus, all of which can produce mouth sores. Epstein-Barr virus is what causes mononucleosis that has associated gland enlargement (lymphadenopathy).

Hope this helps.

bill

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