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Possible re-occurrence of glandular fever?

(8 Posts)
KatyMac Sun 21-Dec-14 20:09:40

DD had glandular fever (diagnosed retrospectively based on symptoms not a blood test) 2 years ago - she recovered well

This autumn/early winter she has had several viruses and now seems very run down

I've got a multi vit, an iron & echinacea for her to take; she is resting and eating well

Is it possible that it's a re-occurrence of the glandular fever?
& is there anything else I should be doing

KatyMac Sun 21-Dec-14 21:03:52


BuzzardBirdRoast Sun 21-Dec-14 21:05:32

IME you don't "eat well" or in fact at all with GF.

KatyMac Sun 21-Dec-14 21:08:04

she didn't when she was ill with the viruses

But now she is 'better' except that she isn't - at least not really

OddBoots Sun 21-Dec-14 21:12:03

It is possible but it is also possible that it is just because it is that germ-filled time of year and she is mixing with new people in a more polluted place. Is she home for Christmas now?

KatyMac Sun 21-Dec-14 21:18:07

Has been home since the 3rd & keeps falling asleep in the afternoon

She hasn't really gone out for days & they after half a day wandering in town fell asleep afterwards

at halfterm she had D&V, then a cold, a chest infection and a chill one after another

Finola1step Sun 21-Dec-14 21:24:53

Pop into Holland and Barrett and pick up a high dose Vitamin D supplement.

I've had various difficulties since glandular fever aged 17. Always picking up bugs, trying hard to fight things off.

Things got steadily worse. Now at the age of 40, I was diagnosed with Vitamin D levels on the floor last year. Looks like I have a hereditary predisposition to poor absorption hence my mother having rickets as a child.

Vitamin D. High dose. Give it three weeks.

KatyMac Sun 21-Dec-14 21:33:35

I've just started on a large dose Vit D as I've been diagnosed with a deficiency

\& DD might be more susceptible because of being mixed

So I'll add that to the mix

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