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Here you can read more about various infections of the eyes, ears, nose and throat.

DiseasesEye, ear, nose and throat infectionsEyes, ears, nose and throat

Glandular Fever

Glandular fever is caused by a virus that is very common. Most people are infected by the virus as a child and often get no or mild symptoms. You who are infected with the virus first as a teenager or adult get the symptoms that are common in glandular fever. Once you have had the virus, you become immune and cannot become infected again.

DiseasesEye, ear, nose and throat infectionsEyes, ears, nose and throat

Mumps

Mumps disease is a very contagious viral infection that both children and adults can get. It is not treated but healed by itself. Vaccine against mumps is part of the vaccination program for children since 1982 and the disease is very rare many countries. Mumps can, in unusual cases, lead to meningitis or testicular inflammation.