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Infectious Mononucleosis

Also known as Glandular Fever

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  • Tell me your symptoms ALL 💖

    What are your symptoms in full? When did it start? How long did it last? Are you still suffering Would love to hear from you all and compare? 💖💖💖💖💖💖💖

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  • Strange symptoms scared of lymphoma - really anxious

    So found out I had glandular fever July 17, thought it was clearing up lately. Had horrid neck pains for months, last few weeks not half as bad, sickness  and dizziness still most days and tiredness. Went out drinking Saturday night for my best friends 30th. Work up Sunday morning with the most...

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  • Is this a normal course of mono?

    Hey everyone, My name's Jesse. I'm a 30 year old guy from Los Angeles and I've been reading many of your stories. I thought I'd share mine and get your feedback. I own a business, work hard, and am generally in good health. In November I did two intense trade shows where I was on my...

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  • Not yet diagnosed properly

    Hi, I'm here because I have suspected glandular fever. Last Monday night I more or less collapsed into bed freezing, I had to sleep in my clothes and slippers and couldn't move at all, I've never felt exhaustion like it. I thought I was just over tired. The next morning couldnt move from...

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  • Some tips to make you feel normal while having this.

    I posted a few days ago regarding the epstein barr / glandular fever. Im almost into my 5 month  anniversary. Celebration will be required LOL. My symptoms when I first got it was tiredness and basically feeling like the human equivalent of a turd. However not knowing what it was I thought it was...

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  • Swollen gland after 2 months.

    Hi guys... I had mono 2 months ago. I've recovered almost completely, but I still have a problem. I have a swollen gland under the left side of my jaw. It feels rubbery and it's movable, it used to be tender 2 weeks ago but now it's painless. Maybe it's bigger than 1 cm (but not bigger...

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  • Hello I think ive had this.

    So here's my story June 23rd 2017 I wake up feeling awful. Like flu type symptoms but no coughing or sneezing. I get a lift into work and people say I look awful I continued for the rest of the day. When I got home I just jumped in bed straight away nothing to eat just went sleep. This was the trend...

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  • Neck and head pain!!

    It’s been awhile since I’ve been on but recently my neck pain on the back of my neck feels like it’s moving up the back of my head!! Just wondering if anyone has experienced any of this!! A lot of my symptoms have cleared such as pain in my armpits are pretty much gone and I had major eye pain just in...

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  • Sore throat for three weeks?! Mono

    Hi!  I think I'm a bit unusual as I'm 41 and was just diagnosed w mono. I believe my 6 year old has or first and have it to me.  Anyway, it started out typically with flu like symptoms; chills, dizziness, nausea, loss of appetite, 3 weeks ago. Very slowly my one tonsil started getting...

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  • Odd Mono Symptoms

    Hi everyone! this is my first post ever on this site, i have been worrying like crazy over the symptoms I’ve been feeling. This may be lengthy, but any info or reassurance will be helpful to a hypochondriac like me.. The end of July 2017 I started experiencing shooting bone pains all over and abdominal...

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  • Low temperatures and lymph nodes

    Hi everyone, I am suffering from EBV and its been 5 months.Currently i have swollen nodes in my neck and jaw area / Fatigue/ Also there is a feeling of low temperature but when i check it using thermometer it gives no temperature..Also when i meet people and they shake my hand they tell me i am a bit...

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  • Could my spleen be ruptured?

    I've been suffering from mono for about six weeks now. Symptoms came and passed every week or so.  I have been doing some heavy lifting last week. On Friday morning, I noticed my stools were black (Sorry, TMI), along with pain in my upper left abdomen. I have also been feeling somewhat confused,...

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  • Glandular fever/Mono?

    I'm just wandering if it's possible to have glandular fever without having a sore throat? I have been unwell for about 2 months now, it started out as headaches and the feeling that I was getting a cold but after a few days the cold never came out and then I just felt a kind of dizziness ever...

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  • Mono need help

    Hi so In June I woke up one morning feeling very weak. I thought I needed to eat something but when I ate breakfast I still felt weird. I ended up having my first panic attack. My entire summer was filled with ER visits for weakness, low energy, fatigue, dizziness, off balance feeling, and generally...

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  • Week 14! Thought it had gone!

    So for the last week or so I've felt so sick, constant headaches, neck aches again, dizziness! I'm absolutely sick of this! Swollen glands back up again, up down up down! When will this end!! 

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  • Glandular Fever

    I'm 18 years old and female. I've had Glandular fever since October 2015- my tonsils have been enlarged this entire time, by enlarged I mean that when I put my finger in my throat both tonsils press against it. I went to the doctors a few times last year but they kept telling me to come back...

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  • Is this normal? Sore neck still 9 weeks sore jaw!!

    Had this awful virus for 9 weeks now, on of neck pain, it gets worse then goes for a few days then comes back, I've noticed my jaw the same side really hurts especially when you touch it. Really bad stiff neck, achy shoulders and back. I now have a spot visible under my chin  when u touch it...

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  • Struggling Emotionally

    Hey everyone, I hope you are all doing well on your recovery.  For those if you who who don't know me, I am a twenty three year old woman. I became ill with GF on Christmas Day 2016, and was diagnosed with Glandular Fever in January 2017. So I am in my tenth month of the illness. Originally,...

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  • When people don't understand Mono?

    Hi, This is mainly just a rant topic.  Since having this virus, and opening up about it to a few people, only two fully understand what mono is and how it works.  I've had some friends think that mono can heal itself within a week or two.  I've had people thinking that they...

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  • Liver pain after symptoms have gone?

    Was diagnosed with Glandular Fever on the 27th of September, and was signed off work for two weeks. Doctor told me my liver was inflamed. I couldn't eat, lost weight, had swollen glands and severe sore throat with swollen tonsils. My liver was aching then, but it was everytime I stood up.  ...

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  • Mono and auto immune disease?

    Hey guys. I contracted mono when my baby was a week old. About 6weeks later I developed symptom after symptom, non stop feeling like crap ever since. I'm sure many of you know what I'm talking about but specifically chronic fatigue, constant swollen glands, sore throat, chest pain, gastritis,...

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  • why are some of you so dumb?

    One guy posted he's developed AUTOIMMUNE diseases. Another one said Take vitamin c and wait it out. OP was like Yasss thank you. Selena Gomez was diagnosed with an autoimmune disease. She's got lupus and was told to take immunosuppressive drugs. She didn't want to take drugs(perhaps some...

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  • Symptoms checker?

    Hey guys. Just trying to figure out if all my health issues over the past year have been down to mono or if there may be something else going on. Can I ask what your symptoms were from the beginning until now or ongoing problems? My doctor is currently arranging a ton of tests and he's raising...

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  • URRGENT ENDOSCOPY IN A MESS stomach issues

    Hi Anyone else had any stomach problems I've had glandular fever 11 weeks now a few weeks in stared worh pelvic,. stomach pain and rib pain , blood in poo,  colonoscopy clear. Had ct scan on pelvis and stomach now saying there's something in there, dr called tonight didn't make much...

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  • I have had symptoms for 5 months now and there is no sig...

    I have had symptoms for 5 months now and there is no sign of it going away so far. I've had a cough and sore throat for 3 months and have been getting bad headaches with blurred vision. I am exhausted wanting to sleep all the time which is impossible with two small children and two jobs. Thankfully...

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