With COVID 19 evolving according to the environmental condition, the COVID Symptoms changed as well. Experts shares their opinion regarding increasing of common cold victims recently. According to them even though the symptoms related to the infection are comparatively milder now, its long term effects on a COVID affected person are still a concern. Moreover, COVID can affect all your organs including your blood circulatory system and nervous system, causing severe diseases. Here is a look at an early COVID symptom, which now regarded as the ‘top’ that can help you to identify the disease and get treated.
Previous Symptoms VS the new ones:-
Previous COVID 19 Symptoms were likely unable to smell and taste, high fever and breathlessness etc. But with emerging of Omicron Virus and vaccination coverage increasing, the symptoms related to the infection changed. The Most likely ymptoms that were widely reported include sore throat, runny nose, headache and fatigue. (COVID Symptoms changed)
Now, it seems, COVID-related symptoms have changed once again, with many citizens reporting sharp pain in shoulders and legs, widely known as myalgia.
What is myalgia? (COVID Symptoms changed)
Myalgia, also known as muscle aches and pains, is said to arise from the effects of inflammatory molecules released by immune cells in response to the virus. According to the Zoe COVID app, which has been tracking COVID symptoms from the beginning, Myalgia is regarded as ‘top’ symptom for COVID and is now widely reported. (COVID Symptoms changed)
Dr Angelique Coetzee, who happens to be the first to detect the Omicron variant, myalgia tends to affect unvaccinated patients more intensely.
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How to identify whether it is myalgia or not?
A study says, COVID-related muscle pain often impacts the shoulders or legs, leaving people in distress.
According the Study app “Covid19-related muscle pains can range from being mild to quite debilitating, especially when they occur alongside fatigue,”. In contrary with it the health body adds that “For some people, this muscle pain stops them from doing day-to-day tasks,”. (COVID Symptoms changed)
Myalgia that occurs due to COVID is said to stay on for an average of two to three days but can also take longer to go away. So, if you are experiencing such chronic pain, it is best to perform a COVID test.
Furthermore, this red flag sign can appear “early”, breaking the news of a Covid infection.
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