Fever, Mucus Lumps In The Throat And Nasal Congestion, What Are The Symptoms Of Corona Virus?
Good night doc, I want to ask, I have a fever 1 day ago, in my throat like a lump of mucus, nasal congestion. with a history of travel 21 days ago returned from Jakarta. whether the symptoms above include corona or just excessive fear doc. thanks doc.
Hello Niceska, thank you for asking at HealthReplies.com.
Read your complaints and history, your risk of Corona virus infection which is currently a pandemic is indeed included in the moderate risk.
However, your complaint cannot be declared as COVID-19 if it is not accompanied by clear evidence in the form of an examination of Corona virus infection using WHO standard methods. Your current complaint can also be caused by other conditions such as common cold, influenza, rhinitis, inflammation of the throat or inflammation of the mandel.
Even though your complaint has only been felt for 1 day, but because you are at moderate risk, it is strongly recommended to consult further with the doctor, be able to directly or through the doctor's chat feature on the HealthReplies.com application so that it can be determined what therapy you should get and also what you should do if the complaint does not improve with the therapy given.
In the meantime, you are advised to:
Remain silent at home, if possible, in a separate room with other family members, at least 14 days after the complaint is felt Use a mask even though at home during the complaint is still felt Avoid close contact with family members or others Conduct coughing and sneezing ethics good Dispose of your phlegm only in an open place and sputum can be drained directly to a disposal site such as a toilet Wash your hands regularly using water and soap Make sure you eat enough nutritious and balanced food every day, and make sure your food is cooked perfectly and clean Maintain a minimum of 2 liters of fluid intake a day Increase the intake of vegetables and fruits Make sure your home and room air ventilation is good Avoid sharing your food / drinks / personal items with others Give a minimum distance of 1 meter if you want to communicate with others You are allowed to take cough-flu medicine commercially available fever in accordance with the dosage on the package until further advice from your doctor If the complaint gets worse and is accompanied by shortness of breath, immediately to the hospital emergency room to get further therapy.
I hope this helps.