Corona Virus

Coronavirus is a deadly virus causing pneumonia and associated symptoms. It belongs to the Orthocoronovirinae subfamily. They are single-stranded enveloped RNA viruses. Under electron microscopy, they reveal electron spikes on their spherical surface, mimicking the solar corona. They have a lipid bilayer, membrane proteins, and nucleocapsid that protects the virus outside a host cell.

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What is the possibility of transmitting the COVID-19 virus from a vaccinated person to an unvaccinated person?

Query: Hello doctor, Can a vaccinated person transmit the COVID-19 virus to an unvaccinated person in a home setting? I understand this is not always the case, but I wonder about the possibility. I have seen online studies that relate higher mortality to higher viral load. I have many clients who are not v...  Read Full »

Dr. N. Ashok Viswanath

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand your query. To initiate infection in humans, there is something called the infective dose, which is nothing but the load or amount of microbe needed to initiate an infection. Examples are the infective load of Vibrio to cause diarrhea is high (about 10^6...  Read Full »

My corona test shows positive result after 20 days of COVID infection. What to do?

Query: Hi doctor, I got infected with COVID-19 and became sick 20 days back. I kept myself isolated and I went to do my cover test after a week and got a positive result. I was in full isolation in my room and after ten days, I was totally fine without any symptoms. After staying isolated, I tested agai...  Read Full »

Dr. Shubadeep Debabrata Sinha

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I suggest you kindly share your reports of COVID-19 (severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2) taken previously and now. I suggest you continue to be in-home isolation even though you are asymptomatic and kindly consult a local doctor if you have any symptoms. Yo...  Read Full »

What to do if you experience symptoms of COVID-19?

Query: Hi doctor, My friend told me that she had a fever and mild cough a few days ago. She also experiences hives, sore throat, and mild inflammation on her face. Today is the 5th day, and she does not have a fever, no hive, and no inflammation anymore, and she feels better. However, she is afraid that w...  Read Full »

Dr. Peter Bryant Rapsing Grutas

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Thank you for reaching out. Is your friend having a history of exposure to someone who is COVID-19 positive? Does she come from an area where there is a high number of COVID-19 positive cases? Considering the circumstances that we are in a pandemic, it is best to as...  Read Full »

Can COVID-19 cause only a burning sensation in the throat?

Query: Hi doctor, I have a burning sensation in my throat for the last seven days, and there are no other symptoms. Can I be affected by COVID-19?  Read Full »

Dr. Mohammed Shah Alam

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I can understand your concern. As your area is facing more cases of COVID-19, it is good that you are seeking medical advice for your symptoms. First of all, I would like to say do not panic. The burning sensation in the throat can be due to some irritation that has ...  Read Full »

Can coronavirus infect you through a paper cut on the thumb?

Query: Hi doctor, I am really scared about touching things in general because of the Coronavirus, but I also have a paper cut on my thumb and want to check if it is possible to contract it through it getting through my cut? That is not possible, right? I am so scared of touching anything. I am scared to g...  Read Full »

Dr. Syed Tehmid

Answer: Hi,Welcome to, there has been no evidence suggesting parenteral transmission. Its entry into the body has been largely suggested to occur through mucus membranes of the nose, mouth, and conjunctiva. In any case, if a person happens to pick a virus, even if it does not enter through ...  Read Full »

Is it possible to get infection from a corona positive patient after 14 days?

Query: Hi doctor,My husband is 45 years old and he was confirmed with corona positive before a week. He is good now.   Read Full »

Dr. Muhammad Zubayer Alam

Answer: Hi, Welcome to According to your statement, your husband became COVID-19 (severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2) positive recently. His RT-PCR (reverse transcription-polymerase chain reaction) test showed a positive result. As it has been a week, he is still asymptomatic and...  Read Full »

My breathing is uncomfortable even after getting recovered from covid-19. Why?

Query: Hello I am a male who weights 212 pounds, and is 5 foot 9. I was diagnosed with Covid-19 2 weeks ago, and my symptoms all gone away except one. I don't know if I have shortness of breath, dyspnea, or other breathing problems, but I feel like I need more air in my lungs, and my breathing has been un...  Read Full »

Dr. Alexander Davis

Answer: Hi I’m very sorry to learn about your condition. Covid-19 is very new and tricky disease, everyday we as physicians are learning more about it. For example that up to 30% of all recovered Covid patients will still suffer from some degree of symptoms. It’s called long-Covid and the re...  Read Full »

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