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Why is the fifth day of infection with corona important when I recover?


Experts and doctors have confirmed that the fifth to the tenth day of the 14-day recovery period from the Corona virus is very important and crucial, and these days are often considered to be the days that must be paid attention to during the recovery schedule, to monitor symptoms, according to the "Times of India" website.


Why is tracking symptoms so important when recovering?

 

Even if most cases of Corona are mild in nature and can be managed well at home, there is a related need to monitor and evaluate symptoms after the fifth day of symptoms appearing.


Your recovery depends entirely on your symptoms

 

The first days of infection can be very confusing; Many people have very mild or even no symptoms however, the actual severity of the infection can only be determined during day 5-10.


According to experts, days 5 to 10 of the isolation period can also shed light on the possibility of complications that you may suffer from after Corona, and hint at the actual severity of the infection.


The fifth day and beyond may represent the "second stage" of infection

 

The first days after symptoms appear can feel differently for different people, and are generally considered a reaction to a viral infection.


However, the immune system produces antibodies to eradicate the infection, and at times, it can be overly stimulated and aggravate, which can start from the sixth or seventh day when the actual Corona battle begins for many people.


After the onset of the initial symptoms, things can seem to have settled and stabilize for some, before bumping into a phase of secondary deterioration.


What are the symptoms that need attention?

 

Days 5-10 may be the time when the severity of symptoms can be most severe, some may also feel that they are starting to improve, but have had a wave of worsening symptoms.


This could also be the time when warning signs of possible hospitalization could occur, such as decreased levels of oxygen saturation, delirium, and an increased fever. Patients can also expect worsening respiratory symptoms, discomfort, heaviness, and breathing problems. Hypoxia, the critical condition can occur when oxygen levels fall too low without other visible symptoms in the second stage of infection.


Who is most likely to have symptoms that are worse during the second week?

 

The reasons behind this could be all the important factors determining and predicting the severity of infection from what doctors have indicated over and over again, people suffering from diabetes, high cholesterol, obesity, and diseases that harm the immune are most at risk.


What should you do if the infection worsens?

 

It is important to take timely action on symptoms, detect them, and take the next steps.


Serious cases of corona need adequate hospital care and support, so stay in touch with your doctor and keep track of symptoms (even if they seem to feel less worse than before).


Depending on your symptoms, treatment plans for COVID-19 may include the use of supplemental oxygen therapy or experimental drugs (to reduce inflammation) or prevent the virus from causing more harm.

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