You may have COVID-19 if you experience THESE symptoms, here’s doctor’s guide
The country is currently fighting through the second wave of COVID-19 infection, which is considered to be more dangerous than the first wave. The second wave of infections is causing havoc as about 2 lakh new cases of COVID-19 were reported in India on Thursday (April 15).
The new symptoms of COVID-19 infections include conjunctivitis, diarrhea, dry tongue and rashes, there are some other symptoms, which include hearing loss and sore eyes, which are reported by some patients.
Double mutant virus is stronger, more infectious
The emergence of the double mutant coronavirus, as many experts have pointed out, has made the virus stronger and more infectious, which is causing a rise in COVID-19 cases in the country.
New wave causing more symptomatic infections now
Experts have added that the latest studies have revealed that the new virus can quickly escape immune defences and unleash an attack in more impactful ways. Fever, which is not predominantly seen with all cases in the current scenarios, is considered to be a more severe symptom in the new cases.
If you have a prickly, itchy throat or if you feel some swelling, it can be indicators of a sore throat, which is one of the most common symptoms of COVID-19 infection. This symptom has been seen in over 52% of cases globally.
UK experts have revealed that a lot of COVID-19 patients are reporting weakness as one of the initial signs of infection. Many individuals have reported signs of fatigue and weakness before being tested positive for the virus.
Doctors have revealed that many individuals who have been tested positive for COVID-19 have been experiencing excruciating body, joint and muscle pain. The main reason for muscle and body aches is myalgia, which is a result of the coronavirus attacking important muscle fibres and tissue linings in your body.
Fever and chills
If you are experiencing extreme chills and unusual cold, it could be a sign that you have been infected with the virus. Fever and chills are a common symptom in the case of the mutant virus.
Nausea and vomiting
Nausea and vomiting are now being looked at as signs of COVID-19 infection in its early stages.
Many people have reported that they have been experiencing neurological symptoms of the COVID-19 infection like dizziness, fatigue, malaise and nausea.