Covid 19 and Dengue:
Dengue viruses and Coronavirus has similar symptoms in the initial stages. The medical manifestations of both can range from mild to severe.
Covid 19 is a respiratory disorder caused by SARS-CoV-2 i.e. Coronavirus. Infected people may develop minor to moderate infections. The incubation period for the novel coronavirus ranges between 2 to 14 days from exposure to the inception of the symptoms.
How does Covid19 get transmitted?
It is spread by droplets produced by an infected person when they cough or sneeze.
Symptoms of Covid 19
- Muscle or body ache
- Shortness of breath
- Vomiting, Nausea
- Sore throat
- Loss of taste
In case of warning signs – Seek Medical help immediately
- Difficulty in breathing
- Chest pain or pressure
- Loss of speech
- Bluish face or lips
Dengue is a viral disease and is caused by the Dengue virus (called serotypes) 1,2,3 and 4. It results in a severe flu-like ailment and can be fatal if not treated on an urgent basis. The dengue begins suddenly after an incubation period of 5-7 days. The fever usually lasts for 2 to 7 days.
How does Dengue gets transmitted?
The dengue is transmitted by a bite of a female Aedes mosquito. It is a mosquito-borne virus.
Symptoms of Dengue
- Skin rash
- Muscle, joint, and bone pain
- Vomiting, Nausea
- Pain behind the eyes
- Swollen glands
In case of warning signs– Seek Medical help immediately
- Blood in vomit or stool
- Rapid breathing
- Continuous vomiting
- Blood in the gums
- Extreme tiredness
- Acute pain in the stomach
Note: Contact your health care provider immediately if you have developed severe symptoms.
If you have a high fever and confused about whether you are infected with Covid 19 or Dengue, consult our team of medical experts at the Bansal Global Hospital. Always make a call before visiting the doctor.
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