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IVC for Glandular Fever

Glandular fever is an infection caused by the Epstein-Barr virus.

Symptoms are similar to the flu (influenza) such as fever, headache, sore throat, tiredness, aching muscles and swollen glands in your neck, armpit or groin area.

Symptoms vary from person to person and can last for several weeks or even months. They can be quite mild or you could feel completely wiped out.

Glandular fever is caused by a virus, so antibiotics are ineffective. Doctors usually

Vitamin C has been used to help combat viral infections for some time now, and has shown good results when treating acute glandular fever with vitamin C infusions.

Symptoms such as throat soreness improved, and the length of time people remained unwell was reduced.



  1. Effect of high dose vitamin C on Epstein-Barr viral infection. Medical Science Monitor.