They all involve contact with saliva (spit) — so sharing straws, toothbrushes, or food from the same plate can spread mono.
The mono virus affects the lymph nodes, throat, salivary glands, liver, spleen, and blood, and it can make a person feel tired and achy all over. You probably know what your lymph nodes are, and you probably guessed that your salivary glands are inside of your mouth. It's located on the left side of your abdomen, just under the ribcage, and it helps cleanse your blood of bacteria and viruses.
These side effects are caused by the drugs' effect on the healthy growth of these tissues.
The following are examples of the types of targeted therapies that may affect the skin.
Targeted therapy is a treatment that targets faulty genes, proteins, or the tissue environment that contributes to cancer growth and development.
Depending on the type, some targeted therapies can cause specific side effects to the skin, hair, and nails.