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Recurring Glandular Fever Is What Sort Of Problem
Can I use Canesten pessary medication for vaginal thrush if I have liver problems due to glandular fever? Thank you
Safe to use : Generally medications like canestan are used cautiously in patients with liver disease, so you asked a good question. However, you should be safe with the topical application of pessary, especially since it's typically a very short course of the anti fungal to treat thrush, ...Read more
My granddaughter has bowel problems she is 12 and had glandular fever this time last year. The stool smells like perfume/sweet ?
Please explain how I can prevent a reoccurrence of glandular fever and therefore sharing it to my partner. He has no serology for it & cannot risk it?
Haven't heard of any: Haven't heard of any way to predict when someone is going to have an EBV reactivation illness before it happens, any way to prevent such reactivation from happening, nor any way to stop the virus with medication. Until more medical research produces an antiviral treatment, EBV is one of those universal characteristics of human life on earth... everyone may catch it, and most people do. ...Read more
How long can glandular fever symptoms keep reoccurring, my fatigue has been dreadful since I had it at Christmas and my fibro pains got worse ?
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
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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