Symptoms of Coronavirus

COVID-19 is a respiratory condition caused by a coronavirus. Some people are infected but don’t notice any symptoms. Most people will havemild symptomsand get better on their own. But about 1 in 6 will have severe problems, such astrouble breathing. The odds of more serious symptoms are higher if you’re older or have another health condition likediabetes或心脏疾病。

Here’s what to look for if you think you might have COVID-19.

Common Symptoms

在中国的研究人员发现,人群中谁是住院的COVID-19最常见的症状包括:

  • 发热: 99%
  • Fatigue:70%
  • A dry cough:59%
  • 食欲不振:40%
  • Body aches: 35%
  • 气促: 31%
  • 粘液痰或27%

Symptoms usually begin 2 to 14 days after you come into contact with the virus.

Other symptoms may include:

Emergency Symptoms

Call a doctor or hospital right away if you have one or more of these COVID-19 symptoms:

您需要医疗照顾尽快。打电话给你医生的办公室或医院你去之前. This will help them prepare to treat you and protect medical staff and other patients.

笔画也有报道在一些人谁拥有COVID-19。记住FAST:

  • Face.Is one side of the person’s face numb or drooping? Is their smile lopsided?
  • 武器。是一个手臂无力或麻木?如果他们尽量抬高双臂,做一个手臂下垂?
  • Speech.他们能说得清楚?让他们重复了一句。
  • 时间。Every minute counts when someone shows signs of a stroke. Call 911 right away.

Lab tests can tell if COVID-19 is what’s causing your symptoms. But the tests can be hard to find, and there’s no treatment if you do have the disease. So you don’t need to get tested if you have no symptoms or only mild ones. Call your doctor or your local health department if you have questions.

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Other COVID-19 Symptoms

COVID-19也可能导致问题包括:

一些医生报告皮疹绑COVID-19,其中包括对儿童的脚趾和脚紫色或蓝色的病变。研究人员正在调查这些报告,使他们能够了解关于谁拥有COVID,19人的效果。

在患儿的症状

研究人员说,孩子有许多相同的COVID-19症状为成年人,但他们往往是温和的。小儿常见的症状包括:

  • 发热:56%
  • 咳嗽:54%
  • 气短:13%

Some children and teens who are in the hospital with the disease have an inflammatory syndrome that may be linked to the new coronavirus. Doctors call it pediatric multisystem inflammatory syndrome (PMIS). Symptoms include a fever, a rash, belly pain, vomiting, diarrhea, and heart problems. It’s similar to toxic shock or to Kawasaki disease, a condition in children that causes inflammation in blood vessels.

How to Check for Fever

Your regular body temperature may be higher or lower than someone else’s. It also changes throughout the day. Doctors generally consider a fever in an adult to be anything over 100.4 F on an oral thermometer and over 100.8 F on a rectal thermometer.

如果你认为你已经接触到病毒的接触,或者如果你有症状,孤立自己,每天早上和晚上检查你的温度至少14天。跟踪读数。发烧是COVID-19的最常见的症状,但它有时低于100 F.在孩子,发烧是口腔体温计或100.4 F于直肠一个以上100°F的温度。

What Kind of Cough Is Common?

Early studies have found that at least 60% of people with COVID-19 have a dry cough. About a third have a cough with粘液, called a “wet” or “productive” cough.

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What to Do If You Think You Have Mild Symptoms

If you have milder symptoms like a fever, shortness of breath, or coughing:

  • Stay home unless you need medical care. If you do need to go in, call your doctor or hospital first for guidance.
  • Tell your doctor about your illness. If you’re at high risk of complications because of your age or other health conditions, they might have more instructions.
  • Isolate yourself. This means staying away from other people as much as possible, even members of your family. Stay in a specific “sick room,” and use a separate bathroom if you can.
  • Wear a cloth face covering if you have to be around anyone else. This includes people you live with.
  • 休息,喝大量的液体。Over-the-counter medicines might help you feel better.
  • Keep track of your symptoms. If they get worse, get medical help right away.

什么是呼吸急促感觉怎么样的?

Dyspnea is the word doctors use for shortness of breath. It can feel like you:

  • Have tightness in your chest
  • Can’t catch your breath
  • Can’t get enough air into your
  • Can’tbreathedeeply
  • 是窒息,溺水,窒息或
  • Have to work harder than usual to breathe in or out
  • 需要你做呼吸之前呼吸

Is It COVID-19, the Flu, a Cold, or Allergies?

Since they share so many symptoms, it can be hard to know which condition you have. But there are a few guidelines that can help.

您可能有COVID-19如果你有发烧和呼吸困难,有上述症状一起。

If you don’t have problems breathing, it might bethe flu. You should still isolate yourself just in case.

It’s probablyallergies如果你没有发烧,但你的eyes很痒,你打喷嚏,你有吗流鼻涕.

如果你没有发烧和你eyes不痒,它可能是感冒了。

打电话给你doctor if you’re concerned about any symptoms. COVID-19 can range from mild to severe, so it may be hard to diagnose. Testing could be available in your area.

冷与流感对过敏与COVID-19

Symptoms

Cold

Flu

Allergies

COVID-19

(范围可从中度至重度)

发热

Rare

High (100-102 F), Can last 3-4 days

决不

Common

Headache

Rare

Intense

罕见

Can be present

一般疼痛,痛苦

Slight

Usual, often severe

决不

Can be present

疲劳,乏力

Mild

Intense, can last up to 2-3 weeks

Sometimes

Can be present

Extreme exhaustion

决不

Usual (starts early)

决不

Can be present

Stuffy/runny nose

Common

Sometimes

Common

已经被报告了

Sneezing

Usual

Sometimes

Usual

已经被报告了

Sore throat

Common

Common

Sometimes

已经被报告了

Cough

Mild to moderate

常见的,可以变得严重

Sometimes

Common

气促

Rare

Rare

难得的是,除了那些有过敏性哮喘

In more serious infections

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How to Protect Yourself

Take these steps to prevent COVID-19:

  • 洗手often, for at least 20 seconds each time, with soap andwater.
  • 至少使用含酒精的洗手液60% alcohol if you don't have to soap and water handy.
  • 限制与其他人接触你。从别人保持至少6英尺远的地方,如果你必须走出去。
  • Wear a cloth face mask in public places.
  • 避人谁生病.
  • 不要触摸你的eyes, nose, ormouthunless you’ve just washed your hands.
  • Regularly clean and disinfect surfaces that you touch a lot.

Caring for Someone Who Has COVID-19 Symptoms

如果你照顾的人谁是生病的,请按照下列步骤来保护自己:

  • Limit your contact as much as you can. Stay in separate rooms. If you have to be in the same room, use a fan or an open window to improve air flow.
  • 请问谁生病穿布口罩,当你周围的每一者之外的人。你应该戴一个,太。
  • Don’t share items like electronics, bedding, or dishes.
  • Use gloves when handling the other person’s dishes, laundry, or trash. When you’re done, throw away the gloves and wash your hands.
  • Regularly clean and disinfect common surfaces such as doorknobs, light switches, faucets, and countertops.
  • Take care of yourself. Get enough rest and nutrition. Watch for COVID-19 symptoms.
WebMD Medical Reference Reviewed byArefa Cassoobhoy, MD, MPHon June 18, 2020

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