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results came back today with glandular fever

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I've been feeling quite sick over the last 3 weeks and got blood tests done for a couple viruses which all came back negative. I got retested on Saturday and my final results came back today with glandular fever. I haven't been doing any exercise for the last 3 weeks and my doctor booked me off for the next 2 weeks. I'm taking antibiotics (Augmentin) for a secondary sickness my doctor thinks I have. I've been feeling a lot better since the first week just a sore throats and the occasional headache but then when I went to the bathroom just now, there was blood in my stool. Is this anything to worry about or is it normal?


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replied June 17th, 2017
Cold, Flu and Viral Infections Answer A61427
A serious systemic infection requiring days off from work, etc is mostly a physiologically stressful condition and in such situations, the gastric mucosa can be damaged due to reduced blood supply or elevated steroids in the body.

This can present in the form of blood in stools.

If proper rest, balanced diet is adopted, the condition gets better and your symptoms should subside.

But if the bleeding in stools is persistent and excessive, then consult your treating doctor for a proper opinion.


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