Unlike other variants such as Delta or Alpha, Omicron is considered not to cause extreme severe pain that requires hospitalization. As stated by the infectious disease doctor Dr. Andrew Morris, usually people infected with the Omicron variant of Covid-19 simply undergo treatment at home.
“Most people with Covid-19 infection can recover at home. When you are declared healthy and vaccinated, this is likely to be a relatively mild disease and disorder. It can be almost asymptomatic or a runny nose, to something more natural,” writes Dr. Andrew Morris in his Covid-19 newsletter.
With Omicron, the most common mild symptoms are fever in the temperature range of 38 degrees Celsius or higher, cough, muscle aches or fatigue, headache, and sore throat. Apart from these symptoms, you should also pay attention to other signs.
quote National Post, Monday (17/1/2022), if you already feel difficulty breathing when you want to stand up or move your body, then your chest feels sore and pressured to the point of shortness of breath, these are signs that you should immediately be taken to the hospital for more medical treatment. intensive because this is indeed one of the symptoms of infection with Omicron that should not be underestimated.
“Some of the symptoms may be a signal that more medical care is needed. Symptoms may look different, depending on age. Adults usually experience dehydration, shortness of breath or chest pain, and dizziness,” the WHO said in a statement Express.
While the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said their monitoring showed people infected with Covid-19 experienced various symptoms. These include difficulty breathing, persistent pain or pressure in the chest, the inability to get up or stay awake, to the color of lips, nails, and skin turning pale gray or blue (depending on skin color).
Some people may even experience a loss of appetite, dizziness, fainting or feeling so sick that they are unable to take care of themselves. The CDC says these symptoms usually appear in the second to 14 days after exposure to the virus and that anyone can have mild to severe symptoms.