Symptoms: Fatigue, fever, chills, malaise, body aches, sore throat, swollen lymph nodes, and swollen tonsils.
What it is: Mono is nicknamed the “kissing disease” for a reason–the infection is spread through mucus of infected people. Kissing, sharing straws, sharing food from the same plate all can cause the disease to spread.
Symptoms: Pain in the abdomen, muscle soreness, pelvic pain, chills, fatigue, fever, loss of appetite, and trouble swallowing.
What it is: A viral infection that affects the salivary glands. Although most people are vaccinated, an infection may still occur.