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How To Treat Glandular Fever
Rest & good nutrition: There is no special meds for mono. The treatment is supportive & situational. Those who play contact sports or ride horses or bicycles should not do so if they have an enlarged spleen (trauma can lead to rupture). Appropriate rest and proper nutrition should allow the body to heal as fast as possible. In adults, it can take weeks. ...Read more
Might be spleen: Glandular fever, or infectious mononucleosis as it is known in the us, is often associated with an enlarged spleen; this may be causing your discomfort. Rest and supportive care are all you can do, and avoid strenuous physical activity/contact sports to avoid the risk of splenic rupture. ...Read more
Recently had glandular fever +streptococcus c infection,treated with steroid and penicillin. now have sore throat, hurts when yawning and cough.
Abcess?: It is possible to develop an abcess following an acutely infected throat. Often the pain is one sided and becomes progressively worse. There may be a bulge of the area of the tonsils on the affected side. If this happens or you develop signs or symptoms of a more progressive infection - return of fever, nausea, chills, etc -you should seek treatment without delay. ...Read more
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. ...Read more
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