Hi, to be honest I though I'de post this here, to see if any could help. Last tuesday I became very sick, sore throat, congestion, swelled glands, and just overall felt sick. After seeing 2 different doctors, taking a mono test(negative), and a strep test(negative), it seemed no doctor knew what was wrong with me. My family doctor, 3rd doctor, who has a history of overreacting put me on steroids, which I contested since I have been on them before for my Crohn's with bad results, to reduce swelling and gave me another more extensive mono test. He said the results would be in by Sunday or Monday the latest. During this waiting period, with steroids, I became extremely better, I feel almost completely better. The only symptom I have is still some swelling around my throat glands. I can eat, workout, but still took it off work and going out until the results from the test came back. Of course, the test came back POSITIVE, I have mono. I'm 18, called the doctor explained my symptoms but he still thinks I have mono, tests don't lie. My girlfriend has never had mono, so I have no idea how I got this sickness. Should I pretend like I have mono for a week? Take it off work and life for another week? I find this ridiculous. This is a huge mess, I really was expecting a negative test result against mono but it always seems to work out like this.