Q: My girlfriend currently has mono and I have already had it. Is it OK if we have sex? What are any risks associated with having sex with her.
It can take anywhere from 4 to 6 weeks after exposure for mono Ask your doctor if you should use a condom when you have sex and for how.
But they do know that the virus which causes mono can be found in saliva and genital secretions. Mono, known to doctors as infectious mononucleosis, is usually caused by infection with the Epstein-Barr virus. Symptoms of mono include fatigue, fever, sore throat, head and body aches.
Mononucleosis (or “mono”) causes symptoms similar to those of a severe symptoms go away (including avoiding kissing and having sex).
Mono is a viral illness for which there is no real treatment other than the tincture of time.