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Symptoms Of Glandular Fever In Teenagers
I'm a 14 year old (teenager) with glandular fever symtoms, blood test came back negative, what else could it be please!?
Mono: "glandular fever, " aka mononucleosis, is caused most of the time (a bit over 90%) by the epstein barr virus. That's what the tests look for. But because it's a diagnosis made by clinical signs and symptoms, and because other viruses can cause an identical picture, it's still likely mononucleosis, but from another virus. ...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
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
What are the symptoms of Glandular fever? Currently have sore glands, muscles, tonsils & am constantly tired, no matter how much sleep I get.
I am 23 and have glandular fever. The tiredness and symptoms are getting extremely bad now and keep getting worse please help. What should I do?
Do you have multiple enlarged lymph nodes.
Glandular fever is an old terminology.
Please you need to see a doctor.
You enlarged glands need to be evaluated.
Fever with enlarged glands could represent something more serious.
You should see a hematologist as soon as possible. ...Read more
Can exercise make glandular fever symptoms worse? My neck is so swollen and I'm trying to stick to my exercise regime but my neck feels worse
I had glandular fever 3 years ago, and now I have no energy and really fatigued with the same symptoms, can I catch it again? If so how can I tell?
I had glandular fever a few years ago and for about 3 months after tiredness and fatigue. Normal symptom of the post-glandular fever and the low iron, etc?
My apologies but I don't understand what your question is.
Are you still fatigued?
Has your energy diminished?
Is your weight stable?
etc. ...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?
Chesty cough tight chest sore throat and extreme fatigue. Anti biotics have not cleared up symptoms. After travelling to asia several times during 2011 I am eing screened for tb, glandular fever, auto immune and hiv. Chest X-ray showed calciferous mark on
Glandular fever: Less than 10%, since about 90% of adults would have acquired immunity by age 40. ...Read more
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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