COVID-19 virus continues to wreak havoc all over the world. Thousands of people worldwide have died from this infection, including in China. But the biggest question among all this is how do you recognize its symptoms.
How we will come to know that it is due to corona or cold?
There is a cold, flu, or coronavirus. They are all caused by different viruses but may have similar symptoms.
What happens in the corona?
In coronavirus or covid-19, the lower part of our respiratory system, the lungs are affected. This causes a dry cough. You feel more difficulty in breathing. In this, you may have pneumonia and also corona.
Coronavirus infection will have at least one of these three major symptoms:
- high temperature
- persistent cough
- Decrease or change in smell and taste.
Does fever mean I have coronavirus?
The high temperature is 37.8C or above. This type of fever can occur when the body is fighting an infection – not just coronavirus.
Flu usually comes on suddenly and in this, the patient will experience muscle aches, chills, headaches, fatigue, sore throat and cough, and runny or stuffy nose.
Colds develop more slowly and are less severe, a cold can cause cough as well as sneezing and sore throat, and runny nose. Fever, chills, muscle pain, and headaches are rare.
If you have a cold or flu, may also cough with other symptoms.
Mild cold or common flu is scaring people. People think that Coronavirus has caught them somewhere. People are reaching the doctor immediately. In fact, most viral or seasonal diseases start with a cough, a cold, or a sore throat. All these symptoms can be caused by common flu, colds, or even corona.
Coronavirus virus cough means a lot of cough for more than an hour, or three or more cough fits or “episodes” in 24 hours.
Decrease or change in smell and taste
These are the major symptoms of coronavirus and this means that you should undergo a test.
It can still happen that you have a simple cold. But you need to check, to avoid the risk of the virus spreading, even if you don’t feel unwell.
coronavirus infects the lungs after it reaches the human body. This causes fever first, followed by a dry cough. There may be problems with breathing later. According to the information, it takes an average of five days for coronavirus infection to start showing symptoms. However, doctors say that in some people, its symptoms may be seen even later.
According to the World Health Organization (WHO), after the virus has entered the body. It may take up to 14 days to show symptoms. Although some researchers believe that the time may be 24 days.
These are the symptoms of coronavirus
- If you have a fever
- Along with dry cough
- If you feel difficulty in breathing
- Feeling muscle pain
- Also, fatigue is constantly surrounding you
These can also be signs of coronavirus
- You start getting mucus
- Mucus bleeds
- Constantly feel headache
- Also, stomach upset and diarrhea
These are not signs of corona
- You have a runny nose
- Feel the heaviness or sore throat