What Is Glandular Fever?

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There are many pathogens around us at any one time, and we have to take care to be sure that we remain as safe as possible. No matter how many precautions we might take, however, we can never make ourselves completely protected.

Thus, it is almost inevitable that we will fall ill at some point, and among the most common disease is glandular fever. Glandular fever is a disease that tends to affect young people, although it can affect people of all ages. It is thankfully not usually serious but it can develop into something more serious if due care is not taken.

1. Epstein-Barr Virus

If you have a sore throat then there is a good chance that you have glandular because it is among the most common causes of the symptom. You can also expect to have some other unwelcome symptoms in addition to the sore throat.

It is caused by the Epstein-Barr virus, a virus that will infect approximately 90% of all people by the time they are 25 years old. Despite so many people catching the virus, the majority will not show any symptoms at all. The disease can still be transmitted regardless of whether or not the patient is showing symptoms, however.

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