Alert: Common cold can also cause cold and sore throat, how to know whether you have corona or seasonal fever?

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The cases of infection of the Omicron variant of corona are increasing rapidly in all the countries of the world including India. Most countries have started imposing restrictions to control the rapidly increasing pace of infection. Talking about India, 27553 new cases of corona have been reported here on the last day. In the capital Delhi alone, more than 3100 new cases of Covid have been registered in one day, not only this, the positivity rate here has increased to more than 4.59 percent. In view of the rapidly increasing danger, health experts have advised all people to take special precautions from it.

According to health experts, all people should not do any kind of negligence in Covid Appropriate Behavior. By keeping in mind the rules of applying masks, social distancing, and hand hygiene, one can be safe from the corona. Apart from this, all people are also advised to keep a special watch on the symptoms of Covid -19. Although health experts say, some symptoms of corona can be like seasonal flu, it is very important for people to differentiate between them. Symptoms like cold and sore throat are not always corona.

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What do health experts say?
In a conversation with the Senior Doctor of Intensive Care Vivek Sahai says, "At present, the cases of this new variant of corona are increasing rapidly in the country. On the other hand, in this cold season, the cases of common cold also increase. It is worth noting that some symptoms of Covid -19 and the common cold can be similar. Therefore, it is very important to understand the difference between these two. If you suspect any of the symptoms, a doctor should be consulted. Let us know how to know whether you have the problem of Covid -19 or the common cold?

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Symptoms of Omicron or Covid -19
According to health experts, there is a need to take special care of the symptoms of Covid -19 or Omicron. Symptoms of COVID-19 include mild fever, sore throat or pain, runny nose, cough-sneezing, body aches, and excessive night sweats, especially in Omicron cases. Skin rashes and rash problems have also been reported in some infected, such symptoms should be taken care of.

seasonal flu symptoms
According to health experts, it is considered normal to have the problem of seasonal flu in the cold season. Some symptoms of seasonal flu can be similar to those of Covid -19, it is necessary to differentiate. Seasonal flu can cause fever or chills, cough, shortness of breath, tiredness, sore throat, blocked nose, muscle or body aches. Since the cases of both Covid -19 and seasonal flu are being seen in this season, there should not be any negligence regarding them.

How to differentiate?
According to health experts, it can be difficult for you to differentiate between COVID-19 and seasonal flu cases easily at home. Although some symptoms may be different in both. As the typical symptoms of COVID are persistent cough, loss of taste and smell along high temperature, such symptoms are not seen in seasonal flu. However, Omicron does not currently have any taste or smell problems. If your symptoms persist for two to four days and there is a suspicion of Covid -19, then consult a doctor and get it tested. Timely diagnosis and treatment of the problem are very essential in both situations.