5 symptoms that indicate COVID-19, as per study
Publish | 17 Dec 2020, 14:55
From a fever to a sore throat to fatigue, COVID-19 symptoms can range from mild illnesses to fatal consequences.
As per a recent study, 5 symptoms have been identified as signs that indicated that you have already acquired COVID-19.
Here are some of the most common symptoms of COVID-19.
- Runny nose
- Loss of sense of smell
- Sore throat
- Chest pain and shortness of breath
According to the study published in the journal Annals of Clinical and Translational Neurology, medical professionals found that in 412 patients that they observed, 82 percent of them showed signs of neurological problems that existed even after they were treated with the virus
Here are 5 symptoms that can tell you the same.
As per Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), headaches have been listed as one of the common symptoms of COVID-19. It can range from mild pain in the head to severe aches that can seem unbearable.
According to the study published in the journal Annals of Clinical and Translational Neurology, 44.8 per cent of the volunteers who participated in the experiment developed muscle pains as a result of COVID-19. Besides that, muscle pain is also a sign of long COVID.
Brain fog or mental confusion has also been reported amongst the participants. Although one of the lesser known and rare symptoms of COVID-19, about 31.8 per cent of the volunteers experienced it during the research.
Loss of sense of smell and taste
Loss of sense of smell and taste is an uncommon symptom, highly prevalent in most of te COVID patients. While this may be a very discomforting condition, however, it is a symptom that can usually confirm whether you have the coronavirus or not.
Many people who tested positive for the coronavirus have complained of developing pain in the eyes. But it is also believed that it is caused due to the long number of hours spent on screen by people during lockdown.
Source:Times of India