Does Chest Pain Include Corona Symptoms?
Hello doc. Coincidentally, my brother came from Karawang. But using the complete + mask settings. Because leaving after dawn, returning from karawang at around 6:15, the nose feels runny and usually heals itself. But up to 3 days colds are still being felt, plus fever, sore throat and chest pain. Does it include corona symptoms or just catch a cold?
Hello Amelia, thank you for asking at HealthReplies.com.
Corona infection known as COVID-19 has the main symptoms of fever> 38 ° C, coughing, and shortness of breath. Other symptoms that can arise include colds, fatigue, headaches, sore throat and so on. Complaints of chest pain can occur due to cough that continues to occur.
To make a diagnosis of COVID-19, a complete examination is certainly necessary. A history of traveling to an infected area / country in the past 14 days, a history of contact with a patient is confirmed, and / or living and settling in a local transmission area can lead to this disease. Therefore it is very important to see a doctor for further examination and treatment. It is also to find out the exact cause of complaints due to chest pain can also be caused by heart problems, airway disorders, trauma, psychological conditions such as anxiety and panic, and other causes.
For now your siblings can do is:
Eat healthy and nutritious foods
Drink enough and rest
Avoid cigarettes and alcohol and manage stress well
Wash your hands regularly with soap and running water
Keep a distance from people around at least 1m
Use a mask
Take paracetamol to reduce fever according to the rules of use on the packaging
If complaints continue to be felt immediately consult a doctor. Stay alert when going out to see a doctor, wear a mask and avoid using public transportation whenever possible.
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That's all, hope it helps.