Till a year ago, a sore throat was a regular thing, and nobody would worry about it. Ever since the Novel Corona virus has spread to every country and a lockdown is being imposed worldwide, there has been fear and panic among the people as soon as there is a sore throat.
Ever since this pandemic has spread, we get worried about the slightest worsening of health, whether we have covid-19 or not. Let us know how to identify the difference between a common sore throat and a sore throat in covid-19 and what steps to take next.
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Causes of common sore throat
A common sore throat is a common symptom, which is also caused by many allergies, infections, and diseases of the respiratory tract.
Doctor Dipesh Mahendra said that it is mainly caused by one of several respiratory tract viruses or one of them, such as influenza virus, eptin-bar virus, adenovirus.
Sometimes a sore throat can be caused by other allergies, very dry air from air conditioning, pollution caused by irritants in the air, such as tobacco smoke, loud noises, and gastroesophageal reflux disease.
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Significant characteristics and differences
A person who has a normal sore throat has a sore throat or an itchy throat, which makes him uncomfortable to swallow or swallow. Together, there are swollen red tonsils, and the lymph nodes found in front of the throat are swollen, and it hurts when touched.
In the case of more than 10 percent of covid-19 infections found in India, it was seen that a sore throat has the appearance of itching in the throat and scratching the throat from the inside. But this can be easily differentiated, as increased lymph nodes, swollen tonsils, smelly breath, and poor voice are not commonly seen in patients with Covid 19.
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Symptoms of covid-19 range from the common cold to severe respiratory disease. A sore throat is one of these symptoms, usually caused by changing weather, drinking too cold, or even pollution. Sore throat is harrowing; it not only causes difficulty in swallowing food and causes a lot of pain.
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Similarly, if you are experiencing phlegm that is often dry and makes it difficult to breathe and you start to gasp, and at the same time your ability to smell or your taste is gone, then either of them Symptoms also shows that you may have a covid-19 infection. Only sore throat does not show that you have covid-19. In most cases, changes in the weather and flu can also be caused due to sore throat.
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Keeping in mind the current conditions, you should always keep an eye on other symptoms. If it is just a common sore throat and you are following social distancing and wearing a mask and not in contact with someone who is covid positive, drink warm water and take care of your health. Only by keeping it can you solve your problem.
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