Q. What is the connection between fibromyalgia and glandular fever? How can you protect yourself from this viral infection? A. There is a notion that some of the autoimmune conditions are caused by a trigger in the shape of a virus. Like the papiloma virus and cervical cancer. So there might be a connection between fibromyalgia and a virus.
There is no vaccine for EBV, but infection can be prevented by not sharing personal items or saliva with an infected person.  Mono generally improves without any specific treatment.  Symptoms may be reduced by drinking enough fluids, getting sufficient rest, and taking pain medications such as paracetamol (acetaminophen) and ibuprofen .