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Can glandular fever cause groin aches?

Can glandular fever cause groin aches?

Yes: Glandular fever involves the lymph nodes and that can be anywhere including the groin. If you have not seen a doctor, now would be a good idea. There are other conditions that may resemble "glandular fever" and treatment may be of benefit ...Read more

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Mono (Definition)

Infectious mononucleosis, also known as mono, is a contagious illness caused by the Epstein-Barr virus. Symptoms include fever, fatigue, sore throat, enlarged lymph nodes, and enlarged spleen. It is spread via saliva, hence its ...Read more


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Can glandular fever cause night sweats?

Can glandular fever cause night sweats?

Glandular fever: Glandular fever is a viral infection caused by the Epstein-Barr virus. This virus can be passed from person to person by close contact (especially kissing). It can possibly also be caught by sharing cups, toothbrushes, etc.It can cause night sweats and fever. http://patient.info/health/glandular-fever-infectious-mononucleosis-leaflet ...Read more

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Can glandular fever cause tingly feelings up the neck and over my scalp? It happened when I first got glandular fever at Christmas time too

Can glandular fever cause tingly feelings up the neck and over my scalp? It happened when I first got glandular fever at Christmas time too

Possibly...: If the swollen glands are in your neck, they could cause some nerve sensations. Make sure you see a provider for swollen glands and fever so they can help you. ...Read more

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Why would glandular fever cause shortness of breath?

Why would glandular fever cause shortness of breath?

Viral pneumonia?: Glandular fever (infectious mononucleosis) acts like flu. The virus can infect your lungs causing inflammation and breathing problems. It also can affect your berating muscles and nerves. It can be dangerous. Please let your doctor know this ASAP. Good luck! ...Read more

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Can glandular fever cause my groin to hurt? My groin area both sides are aching on and off

Can glandular fever cause my groin to hurt? My groin area both sides are aching on and off

Glandular fever: You may have swollen lymph nodes in your groin which is causing you pain. See your doctor for treatment ...Read more

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Can glandular fever cause palpitations? It seems every time my glandular fever comes back my heart flip flops

Can glandular fever cause palpitations? It seems every time my glandular fever comes back my heart flip flops

Discuss with doctor: Glandular fever (same as infectious mononucleosis, or "mono") should not recur, probably something else. Palpitations (extra heart beats, rapid heart beat, etc) are quite common, in some people more than others, and can be more frequent or noticeable during fever. However, some viral infections can affect the heart, sometimes seriously. Not likely, but better safe than sorry. Discuss w/ doctor. ...Read more

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Can glandular fever cause shortness of breath even if you don't have a sore throet?

Can glandular fever cause shortness of breath even if you don't have a sore throet?

EBV: Infectious mononucleosis (glandular fever) seldom produces direct pulmonary involvement, but the fatigue can be profound, possibly resulting in a feeling of shortness of breath. It can also predispose to secondary infections, some malignancies. Would need more info about what specifically you are feeling to answer this accurately. ...Read more

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I've recently had glandular fever and I've read that EBV can cause some cancers, including stomach. I've had some stomach pain, should I be worried?

I've recently had glandular fever and I've read that EBV can cause some cancers, including stomach. I've had some stomach pain, should I be worried?

Best not to worry: It is true that Epstein-Barr virus the virus that causes infections mononucleosis is associated with certain lymphomas and soft tissue tumors and even leukemias these have to do with changes of the DNA and usually happen earlier in life then in older people I think it is quite rare compared to the total number of people infected with infectious mononucleosis less than 1% of patients go malignant. ...Read more

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How do you get glandular fever?

How do you get glandular fever?

EBV: Glandular fever is caused by the epstein barr virus and is also known as mononucleosis. The virus is contracted by contact with another person who is infected, generally through saliva. Used to be called the "kissing disease" for this reason. Coughing and sharing utensils and cups etc can also spread the disease. Sometimes people are infectious without having symptoms. ...Read more

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How do you treat glandular fever ?

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Supportive care: Glandular fever (or infectious mononucleosis, as it is known in the us) is caused by the epstein barr virus; treatment is purely supportive care to reduce fever and aches with nsaids or tylenol (acetaminophen). ...Read more

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How long does glandular fever last?

How long does glandular fever last?

Glandular fever: Following infection by the virus, symptoms usually persist for 2-3 weeks, but fatigue can be more prolonged. ...Read more

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How to recover from glandular fever?

How to recover from glandular fever?

Rest and hydrate: Primary Epstein Barr Virus infection (mononucleosis or glandular fever) rarely requires more than supportive therapy. This includes acetaminophen or non steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs for fever and pain, getting adequate fluids and nutrition. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of glandular fever?

What are symptoms of glandular fever?

Several symptoms: The main symptoms of glandular fever (usually called infectious mononucleosis in North America, or just "mono") are sore throat, fever, fatigure, and enlarged/inflamed lymph nodes, especially in the neck but also often in armpits, groin, and other locations. Most symptoms last 2-3 weeks, but fatigue can last several weeks. GF/mono mostly occurs in children and young adults, uncommon after age 25. ...Read more

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What can be done for a glandular fever?

What can be done for a glandular fever?

Symptom Relief!: Infectious mononucleosis (im; also known as ebv infectious mononucleosis, and sometimes colloquially as the kissing disease from its oral transmission or simply as mono in north america and as glandular fever in other english-speaking countries) is an infectious widespread viral disease caused by the ebv, a type of herpes virus. It is rxed symptomatically. Steroids course may be needed if severe. ...Read more

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Ihow to tell if I have glandular fever?

Ihow to tell if I have glandular fever?

Blood test: Gludular fever, also known as infectious mononucleosis is caused by a type of virus called ebv (or epstein-barr virus). Most of the time, the doctor can diagnose this by examination, if in doubt, there are blood test to confirm the diagnosis. ...Read more

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I have glandular fever relapse helpppp?

Mononucleosis: How long ago did you previously have mononucleosis? Are you sure that this is mono -again? Your medical provider can help to sort this out. Hydration, rest & acetaminophen can be used to reduce both fever & pain. Some patients with severe symptoms may need steroids. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of glandular fever?

What are the symptoms of glandular fever?

Mononucleosis: Glandular fever was the original term used for mononucleosis when it was first described in the 1800's. It is caused by the Epstein-Barr virus and symptoms include fever, pharyngitis, enlarged lymph nodes, fatigue and atypical lymphocytosis in the blood. ...Read more

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Fever (Definition)

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