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    I thought I had tonsillitis for 4 weeks before I saw a different doctor who told me it's actually glandular fever. I've been feeling really rough and it's obviously contagious, but he never said I should take time off work? I only work weekends anyway as I'm at uni.
    Anyone had glandular fever, did you still work? Last weekend I worked it was the worst I've ever felt! Should I ring the doctors and ask for a note? Or man up lol.
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    If you're feeling exhausted, and unable to carry on with work, then yes you should ask for a sick note.

    I was diagnosed with Glandualar Fever quite a long time ago, and during that time I had to take off around two months of school, due to the severity of the symptoms.
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    You're probably not contagious any more; besides, it's not as easily passed on as something like a cold, as you don't generally cough and sneeze with it-you'd only likely pass it on by sharing drinks/cutlery etc.

    If you feel well enough to go to work, then go, if you don't, then don't and get a note from your doctor.

    It can last anything from weeks to months as well; when I had it, it was a good six months before I was really feeling much better and a good year after that before every cold I got wasn't knocking me back again. It can be a horrible thing to have, and if you don't feel up to things then the best thing to do is get plenty of rest and take it easy.
 
 
 
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