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symptoms of epstein barr in adults

A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Larry Lutwick
48 years experience Infectious Disease
Glandular fever: Ebv causes, especially in young adults, an illness with fever, sore throat, swollen neck lymph glands, fatigue and an enlarged spleen.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Larry Lutwick
48 years experience Infectious Disease
Glandular fever: Ebv causes, especially in young adults, an illness with fever, sore throat, swollen neck lymph glands, fatigue and an enlarged spleen.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Larry Lutwick
48 years experience Infectious Disease
Glandular fever: Or mononucleosis as it is more properly called is the most common presentation for ebv when it causes symptoms. Fever, sore throat, swollen lymph gla ... Read More
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A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Fine
30 years experience Infectious Disease
Mono, fatigue: Usually gets better on its own, but not until days or weeks of swollen glands, severe fatigue, muscle aches and fevers. Epstein barr virus infection ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Larry Lutwick
48 years experience Infectious Disease
It can rarely.: Almost everyone gets infected with ebv and almost everyone recovers. During acute infection, complications include low platelets, potential airway ob ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ashu Syal
Dr. Ashu Syal answered
29 years experience Pediatric Nephrology and Dialysis
Mononucleosis: The number of illnesses due to 'mono' can range from splenomegaly to throat infection to chronic fatigue syndrome.
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Different: They are drastically different viruses. They have different target tissues and different modes of transmission. You get genital herpes from sexual int ... Read More
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A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
See specialists...: A rheumatologist and an infectious disease specialist can evaluate to see if more can be done to decrease symptoms. A hepatologist (liver specialist) ... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
EBV infection: Most Epstein-Barr virus infections cause no symptoms; a minority of newly acquired infections cause infectious mononucleosis. All EBV infections are p ... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Okamoto
28 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: unfortunately, your immune system most likely will not be running at 100% effectiveness if you are sleep deprived. It is possible that you could have ... Read More
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