Covid-19 Treatment

COVID-19 treatment mainly involves isolating in a well-ventilated room, using a triple-layer medical mask, discarding the mask after 8 hours. Drink a lot of fluids and take rest to maintain adequate hydration, and frequently wash the hands with soap and water for 60 seconds. Monitor temperature and oxygen saturation with a pulse oximeter daily.

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My forehead is warm on touching, but the thermometer shows normal body temperature. Should I take Dolo?

Query: Hello doctor, I was found COVID-19 positive through the RT-PCR test with a CT value of 23.48. I am in home quarantine in my company's occupational health center. I have a cough, and sometimes I feel my forehead is warm, but the thermometer reflects a reading of 98.6 degrees Fahrenheit when checked b...  Read Full »

Dr. Basuki Nath Bhagat

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and I am sorry for the COVID-19 positive test results. Your body temperature, according to the thermometer, is normal. However, if you have an associated body ache, you can take a tablet of Paracetamol once a day accordingly. You can do water spong...  Read Full »

I had a fever for three days with a cold and cough. Could I be suffering from COVID-19?

Query: Hello doctor, I need a medical certificate for my leave of absence at work. I have had a fever for three days, a cold, and slight cough. I am fully vaccinated.  Read Full »

Dr. Arpit Varshney

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Your symptoms are suggestive of COVID-19. I will suggest you start treatment for the same. Meanwhile, please keep monitoring your oxygen levels, and in case you feel any shortness of breath, immediately visit the hospital. Since you are fully vaccinated, I hardly dou...  Read Full »

Should I take blood thinner for COVID in my third trimester?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 31-years-old. I am currently in my seventh month of pregnancy. I got a cough, cold, and fever for two and three days last week; afterward, I got better. Post that, my husband also got a cold and fever. He went to the office, so he tested for COVID-19, and the result was positive. ...  Read Full »

Dr. Mubashir Razzaq Khan

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I hope you did not develop any severe signs and symptoms of COVID-19. In COVID-19, Aspirin and its analogs do not have any prognostic role. However, oral Rivaroxaban does play a role in preventing and managing low to intermediate grade COVID-19 associated disseminated i...  Read Full »

What could be the reason if the fever does not come below 101°F in a 16-year-old female?

Query: Hello doctor, My wife and I have had a fever with cold and cough for three days. After taking tablet Dolo 650 mg, the temperature is now between 98.5 °F to 100 °F. My daughter, who is 16-years-old developed a fever of 104 °F since yesterday night, after giving tablet Dolo 650 mg three...  Read Full »

Dr. Arpit Varshney

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have read your concern in detail and understand it. I suspect you have got COVID; I suggest the three of you get an RT-PCR (reverse transcription-polymerase chain reaction) test done to rule out COVID infection. Please isolate yourselves from other people who are ...  Read Full »

Which tablets could be taken for throat pain due to COVID?

Query: Hello doctor, I have had fever and body pain for two days, and I took tablet Dolo 650 mg thrice and tablet Azithromycin 500 mg once yesterday; today, my wife and I took a RAT which came positive for both. I took tablet Xykaa Rapid (Paracetamol) 650 mg thrice, tablet Monteflo-AB (Montelukast 10 mg, ...  Read Full »

Dr. Arpit Varshney

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have read your concern in detail and understand it. The medicines you are taking now are very strong and unrelated to COVID treatment. I suggest you, please isolate yourselves from other people who are not experiencing any symptoms and start taking the follo...  Read Full »

I tested positive for COVID- 19 yesterday but have mild symptoms. What should I take care of?

Query: Hello doctor.I have been tested positive for COVID -19 yesterday. I am experiencing cold with thick sputum, sore throat, mild fever, and no other symptoms.  Read Full »

Dr. Manisha Auradkar Raghunath Auradkar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I can understand your concern. Most important thing you should be doing now, is monitoring your SpO2 (oxygen saturation) levels. If you do not have a pulse oximeter then get one today. If your oxygen saturation level stays above 97-98 percent, there is no need to worry...  Read Full »

Why did my doctor prescrie me asthma medications for COVID?

Query: Hello doctor, A family doctor gave me a prescription for asthma. I do not have asthma, but I did have COVID, which gave me throat pain and a cough. I only took the medication once because I read the side effects, and there were a lot of mental health risks associated with the drug, and I am already...  Read Full »

Dr. Kaushal Bhavsar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I can understand your concern. I have gone through the detailed history you have given (attachments removed to protect the patient's identity). In general, tablet Montelukast (Montelukast sodium) is well tolerated among patients with outdated long-term side effec...  Read Full »

I tested positive for Omicron yesterday. What are the best drugs to treat it?

Query: Hi doctor,I am in my mid-forties. I am having cold and throat infections for four to five days. I am having body pain and slight fatigue and weakness. I do not have fever now. Two days back, I had 100 F once or twice a day. I am having loose motions for two to three days. There is a slight cough. I ...  Read Full »

Dr. Kaushal Bhavsar

Answer: Hi,Welcome to can understand your concern.In my opinion, you should definitely get CBC (complete blood count), CRP (C-reactive protein), D-dimer, and ferritin tests done.We need to start the capsule Molnupiravir (anti-viral) along with current medicines.Please let me know if you alread...  Read Full »

Does my symptomatic friend have a COVID-19 infection if he tests negative?

Query: Hi doctor,My friend's COVID-19 test is negative. Test says "suggestive COVID-19," and lungs are more than 50% infected. His oxygen levels are normal, and he is constantly monitoring oxygen levels. He is unsure about the medicines given to him and is stuck in a place with not much access to big hospi...  Read Full »

Dr. Muhammad Zubayer Alam

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Thank you for the query. I can understand your concern. The recent HRCT (high resolution computed tomography) of the chest has revealed patchy and sub-segmental ground-glass opacities associated with inter and intralobular septal thickening and architectural distort...  Read Full »

During which period does the COVID infection spread to the lungs?

Query: Hi doctor, I have symptoms of COVID since sunday, and on the same day, I have started with antibiotics. I had a high fever for two days, and it has been seven days now. I still have a 990F fever, and my oxygen levels are normal. Is it normal, or anything else needs to be done now?  Read Full »

Dr. Pawar Satyajit Jalinder

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have gone through the query and can understand your concern. Can you provide me with some details so that I can get an accurate idea of your condition? 1) Along with fever, what other symptoms did you have? 2) What antibiotics have you taken? 3) Have you taken a...  Read Full »

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