I’ve heard about issues with Blood Clots. How am I at risk?
Patients with coronavirus have a number of coagulation (blot clots) abnormalities which can result in excessive tendency towards creating clots (thrombosis) and it is clear from the evidence that this may be a big risk factor for death in severely ill patients and needs to be carefully treated and studied further. The mechanisms are not…Read More
I have diabetes and symptoms of Covid-19. What should I do?
I have diabetes and symptoms of Covid-19. What should I do? If you feel like you are developing symptoms, call your doctor and have some additional information ready for him/her. Your last glucose reading and more if possible Have your ketone reading available Be aware of your fluid consumption List all your symptoms Ask any…Read More
What should I do if I have symptoms?
What should I do if I have symptoms? If you have a fever, cough, trouble breathing, or a combination of other Covid 19 symptoms, call your doctor or nurse. They’ll ask you about your symptoms, and about any recent travel, and if you’ve been in contact with others who have been diagnosed or have developed…Read More
Are Covid 19 Symptoms Different in Children?
Are Covid 19 Symptoms Different in Children? While children can get Covid 19 , they are less likely to have severe symptoms. But this information and how it affects children is still largely unknown. More information about Covid 19 and children is still being developed as new types of cases and symptoms, while rare, are…Read More
How Long do Symptoms Last?
How Long do Symptoms Last? For most people, symptoms fade within a few weeks. But in others, Covid 19 can lead to serious problems like pneumonia, not getting enough oxygen, heart problems, or even death. This is more common in older people or in those who have other health problems like heart disease, diabetes, lung…Read More
What are the symptoms of Covid 19?
The symptoms of Covid 19 vary and typically show up about 4 or 5 days after a person is exposed and infected with the virus, but for others, it can take up to 2 weeks to show symptoms, if at all. Even a person who is infected but doesn’t have any symptoms can spread the…Read More
What does Self Isolating Mean?
What does Self Isolating Mean? Self-isolation or quarantine is when you have symptoms or you’ve been exposed to the virus and you are trying to avoid spreading it to others, including those in your household. When you self-isolate you are minimizing any and all interaction with others, staying at least 6 feet (2 meters) away…Read More
What if I feel fine but think I was exposed?
What if I feel fine but think I was exposed? If you think you were in close contact with someone with Covid 19 , but you don’t have any symptoms, you should self-quarantine at home for at least 14 days. This means staying home as much as possible, and staying at least 6 feet, 2…Read More
What should I do if my child has symptoms?
What should I do if my child has symptoms? If your child has a fever, cough, or other symptoms of Covid 19, call their doctor or nurse. They can tell you what to do and whether your child needs to be seen in person. If you’re taking care of your child at home, the doctor…Read More
Are there other symptoms of Covid 19 that children may get, or can Covid 19 lead to other problems in children?
Are there other symptoms of Covid 19 that children may get, or can Covid 19 lead to other problems in children? This isn’t common, but it can happen. There have been rare reports of children with Covid 19 developing inflammation throughout the body. This can lead to organ damage if it is not treated quickly.…Read More