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What can & can't I do while recovering from a serious attack of mono 3 weeks in?

First symptoms of mono and strep throat started around Nov 9th-11th. Between Nov 12th - Nov 18th was the worst period (got increasingly worse up until the 18th). I was completely bedridden and unable to eat or drink anything. Had to go to the ER on the 18th, was put on an IV and started slowly getting better for the next few days.

As of right now, I'm clear of strep throat and have no symptoms of mono but I know that my spleen and liver is very likely enlarged and prone to rupture upon impact.

My question is, how long do I have to wait before I can drink alcohol, and what are the risks if I were to drink, say today (Dec 1st) or tomorrow (Dec 2nd) for example? I've been off all medications for 6 days now.

Another question is, how long do I have to wait before I'm able to play competitive volleyball? (I play college club volleyball and in league tournaments throughout the year)

Last and final question is, how long do I have to wait before I can practice mastering the art of learning how to backflip? I was in the middle of training myself when I was hit with strep and mono and I've trained myself far enough where I can land on my knees on a mattress. But I'm guaranteed to land on my back or my shoulders (mid flip) a few times before I get to that point and I'm not sure if that could create enough force to rupture my spleen. I'm not stupid enough to try something like that without a professional opinion and any doctor I ask in person would advise against it of course, but I want the honest opinion of a doctor/professional who's opinion would NOT be held liable and hence much more HONEST and REALISTIC rather than the SAFE answer most doctors prefer to give their patients.

If there is any risk involved at this point still,  what are the chances and how likely is it to get seriously hurt?

Please answer ALL or ANY of the questions above, THANK YOU!!
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Mild hepatomegaly and splenomegaly (splenic enlargement returns to normal or near normal usually within three weeks after the clinical presentation) with tenderness over the spleen.

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Hi,
Hope you're doing better.  I suffered for 6 years with mono which include spleen pain, head aches, sore throat, CFS, even my kidneys and heart problems and more.  On Jan 1, 2016 I decided to do something new and it worked!  It took a couple of weeks for my kidney function  moved from 50% to 85% and my mono symptoms were gone.
I completely change my diet...I starting eating and juicing raw fruits and vegetables.  THE KEY INGREDIENTS FOR THESE JUICES ARE ORGANIC LEMONS, TURMERIC and GINGER!  CHECK WITH YOUR DOCTOR FIRST TO SEE IF YOU ARE ALLERGIC TO THESE FRUIT AND ROOTS.
I got one of those bullet juicers and used a combination of ORGANIC:
    1) KALE, SPINACH, BANANA, GRAPES, KIWI AND OBVIOUSLY LEMON, TURMERIC AND GINGER.
     2) WATER MELLON, GRAPES, KIWI, LEMON, TURMERIC and GINGER.
I buy this organic foods at Whole foods and blend them and drink them three time a day...after a week my sore throat for SIX years was gone and also my SPLEEN PAIN.  ALL THE OTHER SYMPTOMS WERE GONE AS WELL.
LEMON is the Number One Alkaline food and TURMERIC and GINGER have many healing properties..,research them.  YOU HAVE TO CUT OUT THE PROCESSED GARBAGE (SO CALLED FOOD) AT THE SUPERMARKET...AND IF YOU WANT TO CONSUME ANIMAL PRODUCTS I WOULD ONLY DO WILD FISH...THE CHICKEN AND BEEF ARE NOT GOING TO AID YOUR BODY RECOVERY...IT WILL HINDER IT.
I HAVE BEEN THROUGH HELL WITH THIS VIRUS MONO (EPSTEIN BARR)...THERE WAS A TIME I FELT I COULD NOT GO ON.  I HAD TO SEARCH FOR ANSWERS MY SELF BECAUSE THE DOCTORS DID NOT HAVE ANY.  THEN AFTER RESEARCH I LEARN THE BODY TRIES TO HEAL ITSELF FROM VIRUSES, BACTERIA and OTHER ILLNESS...YOU HAVE TO FIND NATURAL FOODS (FRUITS, VEGETABLES, ROOTS) THAT WILL AID THE BODY IN THIS TASK.
LET ME KNOW WHEN YOU START AND PROGRESS.  YOU HAVE NOTHING TO LOSE AND A WHOLE LOT TO GAIN.
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