Appeal to all those who have fever, cold symptoms to visit doctors instead of staying home and neglecting it.
Self-medication for fever and cold: Coronavirus is a matter of concern in India. Due to fear of coronavirus-like symptoms, people don’t discuss fever, cold to anyone and resort to home-based treatment. Doctors are concerned that people should not be scared and visit doctors immediately for timely treatment. Hospitals, clinics and medical staff started taking extra precautions to break the transmission and the pattern of the disease. Maintained a high level of hygiene, are providing safe OPD services, cleaning rooms and all surfaces sanitized and changing linens twice a day for patients. Monsoon will be resulting in the rise of seasonal fevers, snivels, respiratory infections and dengue. With the similarity of these diseases in signs to coronavirus, people are becoming increasingly confused as to whether they have the COVID-19 or frequent cough.
In the last three months, social media and anxiety have made people read and talk about the symptoms of COVID-19 creating confusion and difficulty in distinguishing between the similar symptoms of dengue and chikungunya unusually cold, cough, fever, and chills. Do not fret and visit doctors as safe OPD services are provided to the patients. Doctors wear PPE kits, masks, follow social distancing norms, sanitization is done, and equipment is disinfected from time to time.
Also Read: How To Sanitize Packages Before Taking Them Inside Home? Know From Top Infectious Disease Expert
Conclusion: City doctors urge people, especially children suffering from any illness, and people should not take it lightly. As many symptoms can be misleading and need medical attention, people should not be scared and visit nearby clinics or doctors immediately.
Read more articles on Health News
All possible measures have been taken to ensure accuracy, reliability, timeliness and authenticity of the information; however Onlymyhealth.com does not take any liability for the same. Using any information provided by the website is solely at the viewers’ discretion. In case of any medical exigencies/ persistent health issues, we advise you to seek a qualified medical practitioner before putting to use any advice/tips given by our team or any third party in form of answers/comments on the above mentioned website.