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Dd 18 I'm worried it's just been one thing after another
Glandular fever really takes it out of you. I had it at 28 and was exhausted for about a year. I went back into a very stressful job after 4 weeks and it was far too soon. I only coped by going to work, then going to bed at 8pm for months.
Her immune system has taken a real battering.
I don't know if she's at home or uni but what she needs is good food , good quality probiotics, rest , early nights, a bit of light exercise, and no stress.
It will take time but there is no sure for this type of exhaustion and a depleted immune system.
Well you're in the right place, but yes it could 'just' be glandular fever and/or post-viral syndrome. Either of those can wipe you out for months and teen years are classic time for GF. My sister had it and was like a zombie. I remember finding her asleep at the bottom of the stairs once because she didn't have the energy to climb them first! Hope you get some ideas. Might be worth trying to get some high-calorie shakes or smoothies into her to stop her losing any more weight. There are also things like Build-Up or Complan (though I can't vouch for the taste!).
I had GF at 18 It took me 18 months to even feel remotely better Rest Rest More Rest!!! If she doesn't want to eat then look at things like fortisips and high calorie stuff like Ice cream, cream in soup, butter with everything Vitamins and supplements: Vit d Vit b Omega fish oil Magnesium As a minimum Also try gaviscon of similar for her gastric woes - I imagine she has reflux from the vomiting? Poor girl 😞
She has just been given penicillin for the tonsillitis. A referral for the ulcer on her face that won't heal up properly. Instructions to rest rest and more rest 😀 And if she isn't feeling better in 48 hours she's to go back.
Thanks all am a bit more reassured that it's normal after glandular fever.