Can COVID-19 symptoms worsen rapidly after several days of illness?
In some people, COVID-19 causes more severe symptoms like high fever, severe cough, and shortness of breath, which often indicates pneumonia.
A person may have mild symptoms for about one week, then worsen rapidly. Let your doctor know if your symptoms quickly worsen over a short period of time.
When can COVID-19 symptoms begin to appear?
What are some examples of mild illness of the coronavirus disease?
Mild Illness: Individuals who have any of the various signs and symptoms of COVID-19 (e.g., fever, cough, sore throat, malaise, headache, muscle pain, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, loss of taste and smell) but who do not have shortness of breath, dyspnea, or abnormal chest imaging.
How long after contracting the coronavirus are symptoms present?
What are some of the common symptoms of the COVID-19 disease?
What are some of the mild symptoms of COVID-19?
Can an infected person spread COVID-19 before showing symptoms?
An infected person can spread COVID-19 starting 2 days before the person has any symptoms or tests positive. People who have COVID-19 don’t always have obvious symptoms. A person is still considered a close contact even if they were wearing a mask while they were around someone with COVID-19.
What should I do if I’ve been exposed to a person with COVID-19 and I have fully recovered from a COVID-19 infection in the previous 90 days?
Someone who tested positive for COVID-19 with a viral test within the previous 90 days and has subsequently recovered and remains without COVID-19 symptoms does not need to quarantine. However, close contacts with prior COVID-19 infection in the previous 90 days should:
• Wear a mask indoors in public for 14 days after exposure.
• Monitor for COVID-19 symptoms and isolate immediately if symptoms develop.
• Consult with a healthcare professional for testing recommendations if new symptoms develop.
How bad can a mild case of COVID-19 be?
Are most COVID-19 cases mild?
Can I have COVID-19 if I have fever?
Does everyone have serious COVID-19 symptoms?
How long does it take to recover from COVID-19?
Can you recover at home if you have a mild case of COVID-19?
What are the symptoms and complications that COVID-19 can cause?
Why do I not have a reaction to COVID-19 vaccine?
How long does it take to get COVID-19 after exposure, according to the CDC?
Can COVID-19 have lasting effects?
How does the coronavirus affect our body?
Can COVID-19 cause severe organ damage?
Can COVID-19 leave lingering symptoms?
How does COVID-19 affect the heart and lungs?
SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, most commonly affects the lungs but It can also lead to serious heart problems. Lung damage caused by the virus prevents oxygen from reaching the heart muscle, which in turn damages the heart tissue and prevents it from getting oxygen to other tissues.