Cough, Runny Nose, Body Aches Whether Covid 19 Symptoms?
Tonight doc .. I want to ask if we cough and runny nose a little stiff body “… Is that not a sign ” covid 19 or not ??
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Cough, runny nose, aches in the body can be caused by various factors. There are several medical conditions that can cause similar complaints, where one of the most common is influenza. The last few times the world was in a stir with a new corona virus outbreak called COVID-19. However, please note that not all coughs and flu are COVID-19. Each disease has different characteristics and diagnostic criteria, so it is better to be able to recognize the difference between influenza and COVID-19.
Symptoms of influenza, generally:
Nasal congestion and runny
These symptoms usually appear 1-3 days after exposure to the virus from other people who are sick.
The main symptoms of COVID-19, include:
Out of breath
besides that some people can also experience complaints in the form of muscle pain, sore throat, headache, diarrhea, nausea, vomiting. Risk factors for possible corona virus infection include exposure to people who have been positively infected or a history of travel to affected countries.
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The following are some of the steps recommended by the World Health Organization (WHO) to prevent corona virus transmission, including:
Wash your hands with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.
Cover the mouth and nose when coughing with tissues which are then immediately removed, or covered with the inner elbow.
Do not touch the eyes, nose and mouth before washing hands
Doing social distancing or providing a minimum of 1 meter social distance
Avoid crowds or crowds
Avoid contact with people who are coughing and fever
Maintain diet and nutritional intake is still met.
Get enough rest.
In addition to the steps above, for a while you can do include:
Drink plenty of water
Avoid spicy, sour, coconut milk, oily foods
Avoid sweet foods, fried foods, chips
Avoiding sugary, fizzy drinks, ice
If necessary, you can take over-the-counter pain and fever medications at pharmacies such as paracetamol
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