Infectious Mononucleosis (Mono) and Streptococcal Pharyngitis (Strep Throat)
By: Keri Hochstetler and Ashley Gonzalez


Mono and strep throat have common symptoms making it easy to misdiagnose them!


What are the symptoms of mono?
~ Fever/ chills
~ sore throat
~ chronic fatigue
~ loss of appetite
~ swollen lymph nodes
~ vomiting
~ swollen tonsils


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What is strep throat and what are the symptoms?

Strep throat is an upper respiratory infection that is caused by Group A Streptococci.


Symptoms:
~ pain or difficulty swallowing
~ fever over 101 degrees Fahrenheit
~ local inflammation of the throat (tonsils, pharynx, and larynx)
~ lymph nodes in neck become enlarged and tender
~ tonsillitis can occur
~ possible infection of the middle ear (otis media)
~ rash
~ white or yellow spots on the back of the throat
~ sudden, severe sore throat


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