COVD-19, otherwise called coronavirus disease 2019, is a potentially deadly respiratory infection caused by the virus SARS-CoV-2 (severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2). The initial cases were diagnosed in China during late 2019, and WHO (World Health Organization) declared it a pandemic in March 2020. Fever, headaches, body pain, loss of taste and smell, and breathing difficulties are the most commonly seen symptoms.
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Is it safe for an individual suffering from COVID-19 to exercise for 45 minutes?
Query: Hello doctor, I have COVID-19. I am 27-year-old in good health otherwise. I did not have to be hospitalized and had a mild case. I had it for 3 to 4 days and have been exercising vigorously for 45 minutes on an exercise bike like I usually do. Today I read online articles saying you should not be ex... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Cytokine from our immune system can destroy tissue and activate the coagulation cascade leading to clotting. In short, viruses cause our immune system to react, and virally infected cells in this process can damage normal cells. If normal cells are damaged, clotting or... Read Full »
I have been suffering from a fever and cough for four days. I have trouble swallowing too. Kindly suggest some home remedies.
Query: Hello doctor, For the entire day, my cough did not stop for a while. I do not know what to do. I did take some traditional medicine, and it did temporarily stop my coughs. However, the cough has started again now. I cannot sleep at all. My cough started when I had a fever four days ago. When my feve... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concern. Nowadays, colds with sore throat and fever are common that might indicate viral infection, most probably COVID. If vaccinated, the fever may subside within three to four days. As 38-degree Celcius is fever, I suggest you take a tablet o... Read Full »