Domestic infectious disease doctor Galina Goltsman told how not to miss a number of symptoms of a severe course of coronavirus. The head of the department of the medical center Shamir Asaf A Rofe noted that sometimes a problem begins without obvious signs.
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First of all, it is necessary to monitor the level of blood oxygen saturation, since when it decreases, hypoxia develops. It starts without symptoms, but a pulse oximeter will help to calculate the problem. A person may not feel a deterioration in health, but already at this time it becomes necessary to visit a doctor. This should be done if the saturation has dropped below 94, according to RIA Novosti.
If the symptoms of COVID-19 are mild, the disease can be treated like the usual flu. This includes maintaining rest, drinking plenty of fluids, and taking antipyretics if necessary. At the same time, self-isolation and passing a coronavirus test are needed already at the first symptoms of SARS, including coughing and loss of smell.