What are the common symptoms between allergy and COVID-19?
What kind of cough is common for people infected with COVID-19?
Early studies have found that at least 60% of people with COVID-19 have a dry cough. About a third have a cough with mucus, called a “wet” or “productive” cough.
Can my allergy symptoms be similar as COVID-19 (coronavirus disease) symptoms?
Coronavirus symptoms can look similar to seasonal allergies, but often include fever, dry cough and shortness of breath. A subset of patients may complain of not being able to taste or smell, or experience diarrhea and other gastrointestinal symptoms.
Is it possible to have both allergies and COVID-19 at the same time?
This is not a complete list of all possible symptoms of COVID-19 or seasonal allergies. Symptoms vary from person to person and range from mild to severe. You can have symptoms of both COVID-19 and seasonal allergies at the same time.
Can antibiotics treat the coronavirus disease?
Antibiotics do not work on viruses, such as those that cause colds, flu, bronchitis, or runny noses, even if the mucus is thick, yellow, or green.
Is a headache sign of the coronavirus disease?
Fatigue, headache, and muscle aches (myalgia) are among the most commonly reported symptoms in people who are not hospitalized, and sore throat and nasal congestion or runny nose (rhinorrhea) also may be prominent symptoms.
Is Hydroxychloroquine approved to treat the coronavirus disease?
No. Hydroxychloroquine sulfate and some versions of chloroquine phosphate are FDA-approved to treat malaria. Hydroxychloroquine sulfate is also FDA-approved to treat lupus and rheumatoid arthritis.
Can diarrhea be an initial symptom of COVID-19?
Many people with COVID-19 experience gastrointestinal symptoms such as nausea, vomiting or diarrhea, sometimes prior to developing fever and lower respiratory tract signs and symptoms.
How long does COVID-19 recovery take?
Most people with mild cases appear to recover within one to two weeks. However, recent surveys conducted by the CDC found that recovery may take longer than previously thought, even for adults with milder cases who do not require hospitalization.
How is a COVID-19 cough different from a regular cough?
You have a dry cough that you feel in your chest. A productive cough, one that produces phlegm or mucus, isn’t associated with COVID-19. The cough feels like it starts in your lungs rather than in your throat.
How long should I stay home if I’ve been in close contact with someone with COVID-19?
Anyone who has had close contact with someone with COVID-19 should stay home for 14 days after their last exposure to that person. The best way to protect yourself and others is to stay home for 14 days if you think you’ve been exposed to someone who has COVID-19.
Can children without COVID-19 symptoms spread the virus?
Children, like adults, who have COVID-19 but have no symptoms (“asymptomatic”) can still spread the virus to others.
Can COVID-19 cause severe disease?
While COVID-19 is spreading rapidly, most people will experience only mild or moderate symptoms. That said, this coronavirus can cause severe disease in some people.