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Child has been diagnosed with Extreme Barr Virus disease. Is it curable?

Apr 2014
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Hi, Its been 25 Days in XXXXXXX XXXXXXX hospital for my nephew, 10Yrs old. The disease name they call it Extreme Barr Virus. They are still not able to say its curable or not. Is it worth trusting this hospital. Please suggest at earliest I can also send the reports for consultation. Regards, XXXXXXX
Posted Sat, 7 Dec 2013 in Child Health
Answered by Dr. Indu Kumar 4 hours later
Brief Answer: This is very reputed hospital. Detailed Answer: Hello Thanks for writing to XXXXXXX Your nephew is suffering from disease due to Epstein barr virus. It belongs to herpes group of virus and belongs to type 4. It causes many type of illnesses.It causes Infectious mononucleosis(glandular fever),lymphoma etc. If possible,please upload the reports and also mention about his problems. Your nephew is in very good hospital.You can trust those people.This is very reputed hospital and has very good team of doctors. If it is infectious mononucleosis then there is no specific treatment for this disease,we can treat only the symptoms.This is the limitation doctors face,where as other diseases due to this virus is curable. So,please don't get sad and upload the findings. Get well soon Hope i have answered your query. Further queries are most welcome. Take Care Dr.Indu XXXXXXX
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