Glandular Fever

September 19, 2019 - by admin - in Throat Problems

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Glandular fever, otherwise known as infectious mononucleosis or “mono”, is an illness caused by an infection by the Epstein-Barr (EB) virus – a member of the herpesvirus family. It is spread by person-to-person contact through saliva hence its informal name of the ‘kissing disease’. It can also be transmitted by coughing, sneezing & sharing food

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Swallowing Problems

December 28, 2018 - by admin - in Throat Problems

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Swallowing problems There are many causes of swallowing problems: they are not generally serious and resolve easily. However, if you have significant problems swallowing for more than 3 weeks you need to see an Ear, Nose and Throat specialist.  Worrying symptoms are food sticking in the throat, a persistent sore throat, persistent pain on one

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