i feel for federer man

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  1. $$$$mony$$$$

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    i never like federer, i never root for him and i actually really don't like him. but i know what he was going through.

    that being said i feel for the guy. i was just diagnosed with mononucleosis yesterday and i will tell you this. federer is the absolute god man for playing the Australian with this. i have never been in this much pain in my life, the sore throat i have is gross as hel. it hurts all day and night. i can barely move and have a headache all day long. they prescribed me vicodin which helps, but im not to into narcotic pain killers as they do a number on my stomach. my point is that if federer did have this all the naysayers shouldn't speak until they experience this disease. its crippling and horrible...i mean my doctor revoked my right to play high school tennis for the season until further notice due to something wrong with my spleen. thats probably one reason federer had to stop playing
     
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    There are different levels of mono. Fed got a very minor level of it. You got a more similar effect that Ancic got I'm guessing.
     
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  3. $$$$mony$$$$

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    ok i didnt know that
     
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  4. saram

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    Typical.....:-?
     
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  5. saram

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    Get well!!!!
     
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  6. $$$$mony$$$$

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    im not allowed to play on my schools tennis team my senior year of high school for some enlarged spleen or something. my doctor said there is no definite length of the illness has anyone else had it? if so how long did it last?
     
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    feel better!! I've never had mono but from what you described, it sounds bad. I'm not doctor, but drink a lot fluids.
     
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    thanks i suppose ill be spending alot more time on these forums with you guys nowadays:shock:
     
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    Get well man. I had it 2-3years ago and it sucked. I've lost a step or two in my game I'll probably never have again. For Fed and Ancic to come back and play again is just amazing
     
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    yeah well thats why federer is federer. ancic didn't really come back strongly yet. for the first time i can assimilate with fed...i may have mono but am i catching the federer fan bug:shock: haha
     
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    Thanks but we know what Mono is, you didn't need to go into such detail ...... but get well anyways.
     
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  12. BreakPoint

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    And you know this because you're a medical doctor and have personally examined Federer when he was sick with mono? :roll:

    So where did you go to medical school, what was your specialization and residency in, and are you board certified? :oops:
     
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  13. BreakPoint

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    And you can also say that neither has Federer. He is certainly still not playing as well as he was before he got the mono. :(

    Hope you get better soon.
     
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    Life is longer than you think. Take care of your health, for the long run.
     
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  15. $$$$mony$$$$

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    thanks, and touche to your point about federer
     
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  16. $$$$mony$$$$

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    haha i guess your right, ill edit. and thanks
     
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  17. Shaolin

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    No need to edit, Ive never gotten mono, knock on wood, and your description gave me insight into what Fed/Ancic mustve had to deal with. Thanks and get better also.
     
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    I rmbr seeing a "get well card" that said "Don't get well soon" on the front, then when you open it, it says "Get well NOW!". Well, I hope that happens to you!
     
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    Really. Minor levels of mono are still brutal. Get minor mono watch how miserable you are. Minor mono usually has your life put on hold for usually about 6 weeks. 6 weeks of doing nothing as an athlete hurts you a lot as you have to then get back into shape and get back into routiene. So even if his mono was "minor" it still did a good enough damage to his year. It is not just about the sickness it is about the recovery. For an average person "minor" mono which is still very unfriendly keeps you limited for 6 weeks but once it is gone most of us can just get right back into the swing of things, but 6 weeks of not working out, playing tennis and having diet restrictions can hurt a professional athelte. Sure Federer's was not as severe as Ancic's but Fed's did not vanish in 2 days either thats the way you make it sound. There is no such thing as very minor mono. Mono went around my school last year most of the kids who had it had "minor" cases but most missed 2-3 weeks of school and when they came back were still not in good shape.

    However I hope you feel better.
     
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    good points! i don't think it even matters if its minor or severe because even if the mono doesn't effect you that much the danger of rupturing the enlarged spleen is real and can happen during physical exercise
     
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    i had what im assuming is referred to as the "minor" type of mono fed had. i was diagnosed last year when a blood test came back confirming it. basically, u always feel tired. u can get a full night's sleep, but the next day it feels like u didnt sleep at all. i had no stamina and would be gasping for air after trying to ride my bike around the block. it took me about 2 months to fully recover and after that i spend several months trying to get my endurance back.

    besides the actual illness, the time it takes to get back to your previous fitness level is lengthy and in ways just as detrimental as the actual illness.
     
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    Drake, What's Mano? What happened if you get it???? :???:

    Get well soon!!!!
     
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  23. rubberduckies

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    That's why so many people still question whether Fed ever actually had mono. Pro athlete or not, nobody can just play through a bout of mono. They would not have let him play through his mono. Don't let these *******s fool you. Ancic knows what you're going through. Federer does not. Fed had some virus before the Australian Open. He was fine but after he lost to Djokovic, with whom he has some personal problems, he claimed he had mono to diminish Djokovic's victory. Look up his interview following the 2009 AO final to see the lengths Fed will go to make excuses and discredit his opponents. He was later embarrassed for having said that, but it was too late. He was entangled in his own net of lies, so he kept saying that he was over his illness, wanting people to just forget he had ever said those words. Many in the media were wise to the whole plan and wanted to let Fed just move on past his transgressions, but some simply could not handle the idea of other players actually beating Fed fair and square. The Jim Courier's and Peter Bodo's continued to peddle the mystery mono story, much to the chagrin of true mono victims everywhere.
     
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    My suspicion is that Fed did have a virus that could have been mono but actually wasn't (exactly like what Murray is having) since there was a doubt about the nature of the virus, what ultimately surfaced is "it is mono" derived from a simple "it is not excluded that the virus may have been mono". I know the Fed fans get totally enraged over the issue but noone will ever convince me that Federer could have played the level of tennis he played all year if he had been struggling with the aftermath of mono. Noone, no way.
     
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  25. mandy01

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    Typical Nadaltards.Everything Fed does has an ulterior motive according to them.
    Anyway,Fed made it clear that he had mono at the start of December.If the doctors diagnosed him of having the disease he indeed had it.
     
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    Because you are a doctor, physicist, and tennis surface specialist, doesn't mean you know everything!
     
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    Who's "they"? No one knew that he had mono when he played the Aus Open. The doctors in Australia misdiagnosed him as having food poisoning. It wasn't until several weeks afterwards when he got back to Switzerland that the doctors there correctly diagnosed him as having had mono.

    All of this has been documented in many places. But Nadal-tards like you just want to make up stuff to dismiss it.

    And, NO, he was NOT fine before he lost to Djokovic. He was sweating profusely even before matches started and he was barely moving his legs. That is NOT "fine" for Federer.

    Wake up and smell the coffee!!!
     
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  28. NandoMania

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    Which year are you talking about??? Federer did not have mono in 2009 AFAIK.
     
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    There are a lot of contradictory arguments here. On most other threads everyone agrees that Federer despite losing his no. 1 ranking is still playing remarkably. Got to 3 GS finals and won the USO.

    Three "major" losses (apart from some other minor tournaments,) which were to someone who had been no. 2 for almost forever it seemed.

    While I might feel for Federer because it's not easy to lose his top ranking, & not yet have his record slams, blaming his performance on mono whilst he did so well is just "wishful thinking."
     
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    ^^ Exactly .Federer didnt know he had mono when played the AO.He was diagnosed after Dubai.And God only knows what excuses he gave after AO final, what web of lies he's caught up in and what sort of embarrasment he feels..* yawn* .Gosh,the amount of ignorance some people have & their audacity to flaunt it is amazing.
     
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  31. NandoMania

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    There's that "Nadaltards" word again! How does someone with 30 posts even come up with such a thing, mandy01??? I never heard about Federertards either before I became a member here. Federertards versus Nadaltards is too "inside baseball" to mean anything to anybody who isn't a member here. What is the point and where did you pick up such language :confused:
     
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    Tahiti-you're right.Not all of his losses can be blamed on mono.The ones during the start of the year , yes.But neither FO nor Wimbledon were a result of mono. & although its true his training was serverely affected he played well enough esp at Wimbledon.So in all fairness I wouldnt blame all of his losses on mono.
     
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  33. tahiti

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    Yes, and the amount of insults you throw around should win a Nobel prize.:)
     
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    Have been reading this forum for ages.:lol:
     
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    where did I throw insults??? You and I clearly have different definition of 'insults'.
     
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    Don't be nasty. Money, get well soon, OK?
     
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  37. $$$$mony$$$$

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    i guess i started a flame war, wasn't my intention but i should have seen this coming as it was totally going to happen.
    federer had mono no one in their right mind would lie about that. lol he is a professional athlete not a hypochondriac
     
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    Don't worry about it. You didn't do anything. No matter what, Federer or Nadal (or both) will always be brought up in a thread, reagardless of subject matter.

    http://tt.tennis-warehouse.com/showthread.php?t=242377 Post #11

    http://tt.tennis-warehouse.com/showthread.php?p=3193603#post3193603 Post #2

    http://tt.tennis-warehouse.com/showthread.php?t=247866&page=2 Post #22


    In case anyone tries to bash me and is a complete idiot, this is a joke. Get over it.
     
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  39. jeebeesus

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    hey better take it easy, plenty time for tennis when u get well
     
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    Me too. I'm starting to feel sorry for Fed. (Rafa is in his head.)

    Please don't bring up the mono excuse again--Fed must have the longest case of mono in history (14 months). It is demeaning to Fed to make shallow excuses after 14 months.

    Maybe he has a re-lapse every time he plays Nadal.? "Woops, I got mono again."
     
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    Please read the first post of the thread again.
     
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  42. icedevil0289

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    no one really cares if you believe that fed had mono or not.
     
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    Which year are you talking about??? Federer did not have mono in 2009 AFAIK.
     
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    :roll: The year BEFORE 2009 :roll:
     
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    It's not you. You could have started a thread saying stating that the sky is blue and the result would be the same. I don't know much about mono but definitely know what is like to be injured and not be able to play, hope you get better soon.
     
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    Hope you feel better soon $$$$$$$
     
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    The thing that annoys me about Roger's mono is the way people seem to not understand what I mean when I bring it up. People *cough Nadal_Freak cough* will say things like: "Oh, he lost, he must have mono again" which is not what I mean. He had mono, and it greatly disrupted his training, which whether you like it or not, affects you for much of the season. Sure, the symptoms are gone (fatigue etc. you actually carry the virus for three year), but that lack of preparation haunts you for months.
     
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    If Fed really had mono, his level would have dropped incredibly. It didn't and he hasn't ever made his level increase that much since then. I think it was just an excuse due to losing Djokovic. A player he dislikes a lot.
     
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    I take it that you are an MD who diagnosed all those three, Ancic, Fed and the original poster. That must be how you know all of this about the severity of Fed's mono.
     
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    That's funny. I posted a response before I scrolled down. My view is exactly.
     
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