(3 Posts)
Charliemay1 Wed 01-Jan-20 19:36:46

March 2019 I had really bad glandular fever (kind of like a severe tonsillitis) I didn’t fully recover until the end of April. Since then I suffered 9 weeks with on and off headaches and colds/flu every month. In October I got a flu jab done but I’ve still been ill 3 times since having it. I’ve tried vitamins etc but nothing seems to make a difference. It seems like since March I’ve just been ill, any suggestions as to why.

OP’s posts: |
Eggnoggoanngoanngoann Thu 02-Jan-20 01:43:04

Glandular fever has been shown to be linked to various autoimmune dieases. The Epstein Barr virus produces a protein called EBNA2 which binds to several locations in the human genome, which are linked to autoimmune conditions.

Bluerussian Thu 02-Jan-20 01:51:43

It takes a long time to recover from glandular fever, not unusual for someone to be out of action for a year.

Join the discussion

To comment on this thread you need to create a Mumsnet account.

Join Mumsnet

Already have a Mumsnet account? Log in