Covid-19 and flu have similar symptoms
Do I have Corona? Or did I already have it without really realizing it? These questions can only be clearly answered with a corona test or an antibody test. Because recognizing Covid-19 based on symptoms alone is often not that easy. Many typical symptoms are similar to those of a classic flu or cold. But what are the differences? And can I tell for myself if I only have the flu or more? We have summarized the most important features in the video.
Coronavirus can also cause conjunctivitis
If patients have only conjunctivitis and no other symptoms, this indicates a coronal infection in the rarest of cases. If there were also other symptoms of the corona such as fever, cough and shortness of breath, the suspicion of an infection would be reinforced, especially if the patient or their contact person has recently been traveling or in contact with people already infected with coronavirus .
American ophthalmologists have so far speculated that the virus can also enter the eye through the air and cause an infection there. At the annual virtual meeting of the German Ophthalmological Society (DOG), however, ophthalmologists came to the conclusion that a SARS-CoV-2 infection through the surface of the eye is quite unlikely. The “Ärztezeitung” report. But you should protect them anyway, because there isn’t a complete clear whole.
Signs of flu vs. Coronavirus: what symptoms do I have and when?
An overview of the possible symptoms of the coronavirus
According to the current state of knowledge, the following symptoms may be a sign of Covid-19:
How can I protect myself from the coronavirus?
You can buy masks everywhere: in supermarkets, online stores and pharmacies. When shopping, be sure to keep your distance from others. And: wash your hands thoroughly several times a day – with soap and water!
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