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I'm recovering from having mono and am doing well. I want to

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I'm recovering from having mono and am doing well. I want to start dating again and wonder when I can kiss people without putting them at too much risk. I know mono hangs around for a long time, but do I really need to wait over a year before kissing anyone?
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You may remain contagious for up to 6 months after the infection, but usually 4 months

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Customer:

Yes, so how long do I have to wait before kissing anyone?


Dr Brims :

You should wait until ALL your symptoms have subsided and you feel completely normal again


Customer:

Ok, thank you.

Dr Brims :

You're welcome


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