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A 27-year-old female asked:

Recurring glandular fever. this is the 4th time for this year which i have glandular fever, what could be the cause? can it have something to do with my back? will it work if i see a chiro? the glands are ver sore infront and behind my neck.

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Lay terms: The usual use for "glandular fever" is mono due to EB virus. But a lay person may use it for anything that triggers swelling of glands including viruses or strep. Chiro's have NOTHING to offer for infectious disease. An office visit with a screening test for strep is needed. Treatment if any will depend on prudent evaluation of the condition.

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