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How long do the symptoms of glandular fever last for? days? weeks?

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Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 56 years experience
Variable: There is no way to predict how long infectious mononucleosis symptoms will persist. In some people they are better in 4-6 wks and in others, months.

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A 37-year-old member asked:

How long before the symptoms of glandular fever go away?

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Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 56 years experience
Highly variable: As a general rule 4-12 wks, but chronic long-term manifestations are well documented. This is ebv infectious mononucleosis. This herpes virus, like the others, sets up permanent residence in people who are infected, and can potentially produce several different malignancies, and recurrence of symptoms of mono are also reported, as is recurrence.

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