To be sure that the body got Epstein-Barr, you need to know its main symptoms and manifestations. Usually, the disease is generally asymptomatic, or, or hiding under the guise of colds. However, sometimes this virus could develop into something more and lead to infectious mononucleosis. General signs of infection: high fever, weakness, sore throat, swollen lymph nodes in the neck; there is a possibility of the lesions. High risk of development of angina, occurrence of jaundice, enlargement of the spleen or liver. The disease caused by the Epstein-Barr, on average, lasts a month, rarely a little more.
Depending on what form the disease (acute or chronic), specialist and appoints treatment. By the way, the whole therapy is usually performed in a hospital, where doctors will also be able to follow routine and diet of the patient, to collect tests. To suppress the virus Epstein-Barr appointed antihistamines, immunomodulators, antibiotics, corticosteroids. The treatment often aims at eliminating the symptoms of the disease (for example, if the virus was the cause of tumor formation, assigned to anticancer drugs, special therapy; and if there was, say, a ruptured spleen, then the patient will be prescribed rest and hormonal therapy).
The chronic form of the disease are practically not amenable to complete cure, the medication for this has not yet been invented. And to overcome chronic fatigue syndrome appears because of the transfer of Epstein-Barr, can be overcome with the use of immunomodulators (e.g., interferon), physical therapy, nutritional diets, and exercise.
According to experts, the Epstein-Barr virus is not yet fully understood disease which is also called the kissing disease, and more scientifically mononucleosis. This virus is human herpes virus fourth degree. One of the most important symptoms is the apparent lack of effect from taking any used antibacterial drugs and antibiotics. The Epstein-Barr virus – treatment and prevention.
Epstein—Barr (EBV) belongs to the family of herpes viruses, contains two molecules of DNA and has the ability, like other viruses of this group, for life to persist in the human body. TREATMENT. Patients with infectious mononucleosis, it is advisable to treat conditions of infectious hospital since the necessary laboratory monitoring of disease development, consultations of related specialists (ENT-specialists ' offices, sometimes hematologists) that it is difficult to organize at home.