Does It Have To Do With Covid-19?
Doc, I first got inflammation and flu (nasal congestion). Then my inflammation recovered. It’s just the flu, but it’s still blocked. But these past few days, I have felt tightness in my chest. It’s hard to breathe. Please explain doc. Thank you.
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Inflammation accompanied by flu or nasal congestion and tightness in the chest can be caused by several factors, to be able to find out more further studies are needed ranging from medical interviews, physical examination and examination. Some possibilities that can cause similar complaints include:
Cough and flu which are caused by influenza are included in the group of self-limiting disease or a disease that can recover by itself within 5-7 days depending on the strength of the immune system of each individual. In the condition of a good immune system, it is possible for complaints to last more than 7 days. Therefore for the time being it would be nice if you could take the following steps to maintain a good immune system:
Drink plenty of water
Sleep and rest enough
Do not smoke
Do not consume alcohol
Maintain a regular and nutritious diet
Avoid spicy, sour, coconut milk, oily, chips
Avoid sweet foods, drinks, chocolate, sweets
Avoid dust, cigarette smoke, and pollution
Regarding your question regarding coronavirus or COVID-19, here are some of the main symptoms that can occur if someone is infected with coronavirus:
Out of breath
In some cases it can also be accompanied by sore throat, joint pain, weakness, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea. Of course, these symptoms are supported by a history of traveling to an infected country or a history of contact with a COVID-19 sufferer in the last 14 days.
To avoid COVID-19, take the following precautions:
Wash hands with soap for 30 seconds as often as possible or use a hand sanitizer if it is outside the house without access to running water
Avoid touching the face area before washing your hands
Avoid crowds or crowds, give a minimum physical distance of 1 meter from others
If you cough or sneeze, cover your nose and mouth with a tissue and immediately throw it away. Or close using the inner elbow
Use a mask when you are sick, and do independent isolation at home
Avoid traveling outside the home unless it is important and urgent (social distancing) to prevent transmission.
If you are worried you can check the risk of COVID-19 transmission on our website, you can click here.
So much information from me, hopefully it helps.