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I Had Glandular Fever

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    Glandular Fever Don't Underestimate It !

    I had glandular fever when I was 13 so still in school (now 16), but as a result of it took about a month off school, which didn't do me any favours. I started off with just a sore throat but got worse until I couldn't breathe properly because my tonsils were so large , but well...
    emily2197 emily2197 16-17, F Jul 30, 2013

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    Glandular Fever For Almost A Year Now..

    So I started getting this crazy sore throat back in January of this year after a long period of personal stress. At the time I thought it would be short-lived but how wrong I was. April 2012 - throat still very sore. Impossible to eat solid food without it seriously hurting or...
    Lacesca Lacesca 22-25 2 Responses Dec 7, 2012

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    Me Too-its Tough!!

    Hi there Just reading some posts. I have had glandular fever for 6 months now ( taking ages).......I have found it SO hard and isolating. My symptoms are not so bad as they once were, but I am still struggling with fatigue, brain fog and feeling low. Work has taken a back seat...
    summerhayes summerhayes 31-35 3 Responses Sep 17, 2011

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    14 Years And I've Found My Cure.great Treatment So Far

    I have had glandular fever since I was 7 I had to have blood tests every second week and had this awful natural medicine. Didn't help stopped taking it. Went through school wishing I could do more go out more. Year 12 was horrible started feeling the worst, started not going...
    Jojo5652 Jojo5652 18-21 Dec 28, 2011

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    I Have Glandular Fever 2 Weeks Before My Exams

    I've had glandular fever for 3 weeks, i wasn't expecting it one day i woke up with a lump on the back of my neck. I went to my GP and she said i had a blood test, when i got the results i was gutted. At first i didn't know what to expect but 1 1/2 weeks...
    boncie boncie 16-17, F 5 Responses Apr 21, 2008

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    Recent Glandular Fever

    I found out a month ago from a blood test  that I'd had glandular fever and was just wondering if anyone else has felt like I have: Really, really tired even after sleeping "In a bubble" feeling - woozy and wavey head Little day to day tasks are SO strenuous Being...
    EmJ2 EmJ2 22-25 4 Responses Feb 17, 2012

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    On My Holiday :/

    I had glandular fever in February this year. I guess Id actually had it about 2 weeks before I went on holiday, but it badly came up on the second day I was away. It was AWFUL! I had to go to the french doctor but he prescribed me something that shouldn't be given to teenagers...
    Katie9300 Katie9300 16-17, F Oct 11, 2009

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    Glandular Fever's Not Fun

    Caught glandular fever from my now ex fiancee. Initially I didn't know what was wrong with me... just had bouts of fatigue and feeling drained. It eventually got so worst that I had to drop out of the military and had blood tests done. this finally confirmed that i had EBV. Spent...
    andersfrench andersfrench 26-30, M 4 Responses Sep 20, 2009

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    Don'T Listen To The Scare Stories!

    I'm 28 years old and I was diagnosed with glandular fever 2 weeks ago. My illness started over Xmas where I began to feel lethargic and lost my appetite, my glands were really inflamed too. I kind of just thought it was a cold and so I plodded through it. However, after the first...
    Lovesunshine84 Lovesunshine84 26-30 2 Responses Jan 26, 2013

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    Glandular Fever Leaves You With Painful Muscles & Fatigue

    Hi, I have been diagnosed with EBV myself. The first symptoms I had was feeling constanstly tired, I just thought I was over exercising. Anyway I woke up one morning feeling like I had the flu and still feeling very tired. Got to see the Doctor, he just said take paracetmols and...
    AceClimber AceClimber 46-50 1 Response Jun 11, 2012

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    The Wonderful World Of Glandular Fever.

    Hello. Just thought I'd share my story on here, as feeling pretty low at the moment. About 2 years ago, I kept feeling run down, fevery and achey every few days and exhausted, but I was doing an internship and wanted to impress, so I kept pushing through thinking I just couldn't...
    daiseydaisey daiseydaisey 22-25 2 Responses Oct 5, 2012

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    Glandular Fever In My Final Semester... What!

    Week One: It all started for me with a HUGE lump appearing on my neck.. and three days later I went to work. I was feeling so tired and drained at work that as soon as I finished I rang the Doctor. The Doctor originally diagnosed mumps, which was strange as it is something that I...
    nonameslob nonameslob 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 28, 2013

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    Glandular Fever - 23 Years On

    I had glandular fever when I was 17, and have suffered from fatigue since. I have been back and forth to the doctors since I was 17 regarding fatigue, never suspecting it could be ralated to glandular fever, but now I am beginning to wonder. I am fed up with being tired, I sleep...
    di40 di40 36-40, F Aug 11, 2011

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    I was diagnosed with glandular fever in May/June

    and have really struggled ever since. I often feel achey, in a sort of brain fog - kind of as if someone else is controlling my body, really miserable and really tired. I started my first uni semester in September and struggled with feeling awful a lot of the time. Since having...
    cody956 cody956 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 2

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    Not Fun!

    my rowing crew got into the australian nationals and i was so pumped then i got that damed glandular fever and couldnt row! totally not cool...
    mememe75 mememe75 16-18, F 1 Response May 12, 2007

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    Recovory??

    I Was diagnosed with glandular fever a week ago and reading all the stories about the recovery time on the internet is frightening. I am an international gymnast and train pretty much every day. I haven't been able to train or exercise for the past 3 weeks and its certainly...
    HanBol11 HanBol11 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 7, 2013

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    My Children Both Had Glandular Fever

    Both my children had glandular fever 1 year apart from each other. Both had relapses the next year. The relapses take much longer than the initial fever. My youngest,10 years old is currently at home for her ninth week. We have been injecting with B12, but nothing seems to work...
    Inge Inge 41-45, F 1 Response Jun 21, 2007

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    Feeling Worse, Not Better...

    Have been pushing myself for 12 weeks now since discovering Glandular fever diagnosis...new job so can't take time off. V thankful that get through work day but absolutely exhausted at night; although erratic sleep patterns. Dizzy at times, catch every cold, mildly sore throat...
    SMP66 SMP66 46-50 1 Response Oct 31, 2012

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    14 Yr Old Daughter Has Just Had Glandular Fever

    My daughter has Glandular Fever in Nov 09 for Three weeks she has now gone back to school but as i right this she is now back in bed showing syptoms again. Her personality has totally changes from a fun lovely nice kind girl to a grumpy, angry and depressed one. I am so very...
    yvvonne7035 yvvonne7035 36-40, F 3 Responses Dec 10, 2009

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    I Never Used To Be Sympathetic When People Said They Had GF...

    I don't often get sick, but I got Glandular fever 3 weeks ago, week one of Uni starting again and it was just AWFUL. I woke up with very swollen tonsils and a little bit of a scratchy throat. I had these symptoms for about 3 days an just thought I had a cold, but then I started...
    asjp asjp 22-25 1 Response Mar 18, 2013

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    Blurry Vision & Wonky Head!

    Hi I'm a 43 year old Mum and am just starting to recover from GF. Three and a half months ago I started feeling very wonky in the head. I also had very sore shoulder and arm muscles. Never got the fever but did notice glands up. I was in incubation period for about 6 or 8 week...
    ML68 ML68 41-45 2 Responses Jul 13, 2012

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    Recovering From Glandular Fever.

    I'm 30 years, a very active person but recently been hit down with glandular fever. Now back at work and feeling my energy levels are increasing but come the weekend when I try to rest I feel worse for it? Maybe is it better to keep going and not rest at the weekend? It has been...
    Sarahrhi Sarahrhi 26-30, F Aug 12, 2012

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    Related Experiences

    I watched Cabin Fever 2 and though it was campy with below average acting it had a great OS scene and the last 15 minutes shows how the sickness from Cabin Fever 1 could spread...
    Colemanus Colemanus 36-40, M Jun 29

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    When I was in 1st grade, everyone shared a desk with another student. I shared my desk with a little black girl, who loved to tickle me, pinch me, kick me and basically get me in...
    piecesman piecesman 56-60, M Jun 29

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    I have been battling this fever for 2 days, it got to 103 yesterday today's highest was 102.6 it comes with a headache and backache, hurray
    annieannana annieannana 18-21, F Jul 8

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    Bieber? I don't hate Justin Bieber, never did. I'm not a fan though. Remember when his grandma (muse88) was a member here on EP supporting him? I guess it is amazing that he became...
    DarkwingGoslyn DarkwingGoslyn 31-35 Jul 13

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    I never imagined myself being a mother. When I had my abortion, I wasn't ready for motherhood, financially, mentally and physically. The thought of being somebody's mom, never...
    Inherownwords Inherownwords 31-35, F 6 days ago

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    Goodbye.......... This is an update to a story I wrote on May 20th about my affair coming to an end. Since I initially wrote this story, things had taken a turn. Initially, the...
    bobrido bobrido 46-50, M 9 Responses 16 hrs ago

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    I had an abortion the day after Valentines day 2014. I had just had a baby-who I love more than anything. I was in a stupid, bad relationship. He's horribly addicted to drugs and...
    ah2013 ah2013 22-25, F 5 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    I met him at a masquerade. It felt like that moment he and I connected on a soul level . I have never experienced anything like that in my life. I know he felt the same. Over time...
    MrGibbs23 MrGibbs23 26-30, F 19 hrs ago

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    I'm 8 weeks pregnant and have had Braxton hixs like contractions since 5 1/2 wks. (I have had 1 pregnancy full term - I remember what contractions feel like) The pain gets so bad...
    fleetingmoment13 fleetingmoment13 31-35, F 59 mins ago

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    I've had them stretched for almost two years. They're at a 2 right now, had them at a 00 for a little but I wasn't feelin it. I'll keep them until some new job comes along or I get...
    PuckDrop PuckDrop 18-21, M 21 hrs ago

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    had bunk beds as a kid but use a twin bed ever had bunk beds or a twin bed
    michigan11 michigan11 22-25, M 9 hrs ago

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    I had woken up, and carried on with the day i was planning to have. I was older, but for some reason still living in my apartment. On the way home from various errands, i died...
    Theliarsnimbus Theliarsnimbus 22-25, M 6 hrs ago

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    I was 15 and it was the day after I went to the Junior prom with my boyfriend at the time. I thought I had a bad case of the flu, but my mom took me to the hospital and through...
    raedavis raedavis 31-35, F 2 hrs ago

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    When I was new to period I was putting on light pads when at school all of a sudden I turn around and some of my girl friends see my pants and there is DARK RED yep my period...
    hihihi34 hihihi34 18-21, F 2 Responses 1 hr ago

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    This is the story of me and my boyfriend So we met at school he is not allowed to date that's why and we ignored each other for the first two weeks of school then he started to...
    rainbowdash110 rainbowdash110 13-15, F 21 hrs ago

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    My ears where at 5/8" but I had to take them out when I went into teaching. I miss them!
    threeforagirl threeforagirl 26-30, F 20 hrs ago

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    I had my heart broken by this person i was in a not official relationship with for about six months. We were and still are very close. What happened was that i started to get a bit...
    Rei124 Rei124 13-15, F 18 hrs ago

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    I just hope that when I start school again I’ll have that tight group of friends whether it’s girls or boys that would want to do anything and everything with me because I...
    Ennevi Ennevi 18-21, F 3 Responses 18 hrs ago

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    I had sex with over 200 girls before my 18th Birthday...
    Raddaddy Raddaddy 41-45, M 15 hrs ago

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    ....Time to time.... I never found it easy to let go We broke up and got back together many times before I never seemed to completely let go, oh no But I did Little by little at a...
    BabyDgay BabyDgay 16-17, F 15 hrs ago

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    I love that man! He has dominated my whole day with random funny games and txts, and I'm talking every few minutes...how he gets paid at work ill never know! Also talked of...
    foreverWantingMore foreverWantingMore 31-35, F 9 Responses 13 hrs ago

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    Had Sedation Dentistry..............
    michigan11 michigan11 22-25, M 12 hrs ago

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    I can't tell you how accurate the statement above is. I wish more than anything, I had never tried drugs. It's hard to remember life before drugs, before we started this ****** up...
    CommunicationBreakdown CommunicationBreakdown 22-25, F 1 Response 12 hrs ago

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    Had A Bad Dentist Experience
    michigan11 michigan11 22-25, M 10 hrs ago

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    Had A Bad Dentist Experience am I only one..?
    michigan11 michigan11 22-25, M 10 hrs ago

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    Have Had Way Too Many Surgeies
    michigan11 michigan11 22-25, M 10 hrs ago

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    Had Bedwetting When I Was Little
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