Fever, Cough And Pain In The Neck And Arms, What Are The Symptoms Of Corona Virus Infection?
My body temperature is rather high and accompanied by a cough but there is no shortness in breathing other than that some parts of my body ache like my neck and arms was2 is this a symptom of corona?
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Fever / body heat that is proven by measurements reaching 38 degrees Celsius or more accompanied by coughing both with or without shortness of breath and other complaints such as aches, body aches, diarrhea, sore throat or nausea, vomiting can indeed be a symptom of COVID-19 , but can also be caused by several other conditions such as:
Common cold Influenza ARI Inflammation of the tonsils Inflammation of the tonsils Pneumonia Dengue fever Chikungunya Due to complaints such as the one you are experiencing right now can be caused by several possible conditions, including COVID-19, it is highly recommended to consult your physician directly to the doctor directly for evaluation. Furthermore. After that, then can be determined what therapeutic recommendations should be given to you.
In the meantime, besides going to the doctor, it is also recommended to:
Don't worry too much, but stay alert and update your knowledge from trusted sources. Avoid traveling outside the house, especially to public places or crowded for at least 14 days since the complaint is felt, except to the health facility to check yourself. Use a mask as long as the complaint is still felt good. at home or outside Maintain adequate and balanced nutritious food intake every day Increase vegetable and fruit intake Maintain a minimum intake of 2 liters of fluid a day Perform regular exercise at least 30 minutes every day Get adequate rest at least 6-8 hours a day Avoid stress Avoid cigarettes and alcoholic drinks Conduct good cough ethics Wash your hands using soap and water regularly, especially if after contact with other people / objects before contact with your mouth / nose / eyes Avoid eating / drinking using shared tools and avoid lending your personal tools to people another you allowed to take over-the-counter cough-fever medications according to the dosage on the package until further instructions from your doctor are also allowed to take vitamins or supplements to increase the body's immune system according to the dosage on the packaging. Hope it helps.