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Got mono, weird pain when swallowing, any advice?

I've got mono, yay. Instead of the traditional sore throat, I've got a weird issue when swallowing - the top-back of my throat (the bit that connects the nose to the throat?) flares in SHARP pain whenever I swallow. Anyone else experience this when they had mono? Any suggestions for relief?
posted by isauteikisa on Sep 22, 2016 - 12 answers

Can a CT Scan Determine Cancerous Node?

Asking for panicking friend who has had a painful swollen lymph node on one side of her neck for a few weeks. Antibiotics didn't help, so last week she had a CAT scan done and the doctor wants her in today for a follow up. [more inside]
posted by yes I said yes I will Yes on Feb 12, 2016 - 10 answers

Possible mono -- what are my obligations to my employer?

I'm getting tested for mono in the coming week. If I test positive, what are my next steps with my employer? (And am I required to stay home until I get the result?) [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Oct 11, 2015 - 3 answers

Fibromyalgia? Chronic Fatigue? Something viral?

YANMD. Early last fall, I had something come on that felt like a cold. Swollen glands, body pain. Fatigue. Maiaise. I had no respiratory symptoms. After six weeks, I thought it might be mono. But three mono tests have come back negative. [more inside]
posted by persona au gratin on Feb 4, 2015 - 13 answers

mono headphones?

I'm 100% deaf in my right ear, with normal hearing in my left. Listening to music through headphones is problematic since many songs are mixed for left and right and I either get too much vocals or not enough at all. Turns out some audiobooks/plays are worse, with one cast member's voice left and one right. I listen to things on both Android phone and iPad, and would not like to re-edit audio files. Would headphones solve this? Are there any decent ones that turn stereo into mono for under $100?
posted by nerdcore on Jan 23, 2015 - 18 answers

Mono? West Nile? None of the above?

I have mono-ish symptoms, but I'm not sure that it's mono. Details inside. [more inside]
posted by persona au gratin on Nov 8, 2014 - 12 answers

ASP.NET on my Mac?

Can I set up a local server that serves up ASP pages on my Mac? [more inside]
posted by eustacescrubb on Feb 28, 2014 - 4 answers

Is there a word for "one word", like monosyllabic means "one syllable"?

Is there a word for "one word", like monosyllabic means "one syllable"?
posted by mikeand1 on Dec 12, 2013 - 13 answers

Quit my job, sha na na na na na?

I'm a grad student (in the humanities) getting over mono. Should I quit my job? [more inside]
posted by naturalog on Mar 21, 2013 - 12 answers

How do I get music with a full stereo track?

How can I find song files that are in full stereo? [more inside]
posted by grimace636 on Nov 11, 2011 - 13 answers

Running KeePass on OS X under Mono

PEBKACFilter: I'm trying to run KeePass under Mono on OS X. I can't, for the life of me, understand the installation instructions. Help! [more inside]
posted by lesli212 on Apr 3, 2011 - 2 answers

Old Movies with New Sound Effects

Why, when remastering old movies, do they record new sound effects to dub over the original audio? [more inside]
posted by koolgiy on Apr 2, 2011 - 5 answers

One of those, "but you don't look sick" situations.

How do I explain to people the aftermath of what is probably due to mono? People (family, cute girls) keep brushing off my physical symptoms when I try to concisely explain that, even though I'm infinitely better than I was a couple months ago, my energy fuel tank still empties suddenly and unpredictably, and then I feel awful, freezing, aching, dizzy, and extremely sick until I sleep it off? [more inside]
posted by zeek321 on Feb 1, 2011 - 15 answers

I haz got mono?

Do I have mono? Should I be worried I do? [more inside]
posted by CwgrlUp on Oct 3, 2010 - 13 answers

Does heating / microwaving food mitigate mono?

How safe is it to eat cooking from someone getting over mononucleosis? [more inside]
posted by carpyful on Apr 21, 2010 - 4 answers

When the "Kissing Disease" limits other activities as well....

I am looking for information/anecdotal experience about the possibility of spreading infectious mononucleosis (i.e. Mono or Glandular Fever) through other sexual contact. I know the virus is transmitted through saliva, but could general close contact or other bodily fluids spread it as well? In addition, is it true that once one has shown symptoms of mono before, they still have the virus but are unlikely to have symptoms again (like chicken pox)? [more inside]
posted by CTORourke on Dec 2, 2009 - 4 answers

identify the mystery illness!

a week ago i started growing an ulcer (or canker sore) on the inside of my lip. i didn't think much of it, although it was growing quite large and white and i hadn't had one like that before. a week later i woke up very bone sore for no apparent reason, and while out and about.... [more inside]
posted by sardonicsmile on Mar 18, 2009 - 16 answers

Indirect Mononucleosis Transmission?

My friend has mononucleosis. He shared a drink with a friend of mine who had mono several years ago. I later shared a fork with this latter friend. Is there a chance that I was exposed? Could my friend have been carrying the disease even if she can't contract again? I'm freaking out a little. In a couple weeks I'm going to start an intensive program that's 12 hours in the classroom a day for about a month, and the absolute last thing I need is to come down with mono. Ahh!
posted by howgenerica on Feb 2, 2009 - 5 answers

Left ear: melody. Right ear: harmony. More, please!

Left ear: melody. Right ear: harmony. More, please! [more inside]
posted by Sweetie Darling on Oct 24, 2008 - 31 answers

You have cancer. Oh wait, it's just mono.

They sad I probably had cancer. Turned out it was mono. Is this normal? [more inside]
posted by djpyk on Oct 17, 2008 - 30 answers

This scarlet fever isn't making my toys Real.

YANMD: What other illnesses could be mistaken for scarlet fever? Bonus question: If you've had scarlatina, what was it like? [more inside]
posted by bonobo on Sep 10, 2008 - 9 answers

What can I do with mono?

I have mononucleosis and I live by myself in New York. The first two days were agony, but six days later I feel great. When can I ride my bicycle again? Is it okay to have a beer? If I feel good, can I go for a long walk or dance to music? What about just hauling myself on the subway and getting groceries? If somebody elbows me, will my spleen rupture? How careful do I need to be? I'm not tired at all, do I still have to sleep all the time?
posted by bukharin on Jul 16, 2008 - 9 answers

How does mono affect Federer?

I'm a Roger Federer fan, and looking for insight into how mono could be affecting Roger's game. and how his continuing to play may affect him. He apparently had mono in January, says he is over it, but just lost his fourth tournament in a row, and uncharacteristically. I have a theory, but no expertise. and most of the commentary on the web seems idiotic to me. Realizing that very little information is public, it seems plausible to me that he is mostly better, but at his level of play (generally fantastic, record-breaking, etc) mostly is just not enough. [more inside]
posted by judybxxx on Apr 3, 2008 - 9 answers

Database application freelancer seeking programming language advice

I'm planning on starting a database freelancing business. I understand a lot of people prefer Microsoft Access or FileMaker. With the current evolving trend of applications going on the web and add to that my somewhat good experience with PHP, HTML, Javascript and CSS I'm seeking a cross platform efficient application environment. This is why I believe Access and FileMaker are not an option, I'm also more experienced with high level languages than I am with Access or FileMaker. [more inside]
posted by mrbloo on Mar 13, 2008 - 11 answers

Programing exercises for the weak?

Somewhat of a budding programing looking for programing exercises. I'm kind of middle ground between not knowing anything and what you might call a novice. So really I know just enough to be dangerous and have ideas too big for my skills. What are some good exercises (mostly thinking C# [mono] here) that will help me develop into at least a novice? More after the break. [more inside]
posted by blackout on May 22, 2007 - 11 answers

I've got mono. What now?

MononucleosisFilter: I just got diagnosed with mono. My doctor says I will be pretty much incapacitated for the next three weeks or so. I have a few questions that the doc didn't really satisfy, and I thought I'd see if some Mefites could share their experience... [more inside]
posted by buriednexttoyou on Apr 5, 2007 - 55 answers

How can I record speech in stereo?

Oh, how I wish I could record in stereo, but as things stand, it's looking like it's going to have to be a mono-podcast. Help me get into both channels. [more inside]
posted by featherboa on Aug 4, 2006 - 13 answers

Mono and Melatonin

Is there any printed studies or evidence that having had mononucleosis or a similar infectious disease could permantly affect a person's melatonin production? [more inside]
posted by SpecialK on Jul 19, 2006 - 4 answers

Compiling a .NET program with Mono

Is it possible to compile a .NET program in Linux using Mono? [more inside]
posted by puffin on Jun 27, 2006 - 8 answers

Stereo to mono?

Seeking a freeware MS Windows Media Player plug-in to play stereo mp3s as mono. [more inside]
posted by LordSludge on Jul 6, 2005 - 4 answers

Mono Development, especially on Windows

Anyone here doing Mono Development on Windows? Or other platforms? What's your development environment? General advice for learning the platform? [more inside]
posted by namespan on Feb 23, 2005 - 6 answers

Mono on OS X

I want to monkey about with Mono on OS X. I've found a few installation tutorials via google, but was wondering if anyone here had a preferred set of instructions they use (before I go and break my computer).
posted by alan on Dec 13, 2004 - 1 answer

Minidiscs and recorders

Does anyone make an expandable, portable stereo digital music recorder? Several hard-disk MP3 players now support voice recording in mono. Korg has a cool little four-track recorder that unfortunately uses SmartMedia (128MB limit). This would be for a musician who likes to record every gig, but can't afford to hire a professional to mic every instrument. At the moment, he uses a consumer-grade minidisc recorder and a high quality stereo mic.
posted by b1tr0t on Nov 16, 2004 - 10 answers

iPod with Hearing Aid

My father is thinking about buying an iPod. One problem though is that he has a hearing aid in one ear (90% hearing loss in one ear due to a childhood ear infection), and he'd like in-ear 'phones, like those that come with the ipod, with independent volume control - so he can turn one ear off, and shunt the stereo > mono when he has the hearing aid in, and turn one way up when he has the hearing aid out. Any ideas?
posted by luriete on Oct 20, 2004 - 7 answers

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