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Most common symptoms:
- Dry cough
Less common symptoms:
- Aches and pains
- Sore throat
- Loss of taste or smell
- A rash on skin, or discolouration of fingers or toes
- Difficulty breathing or shortness of breath
- Chest pain or pressure
- Loss of speech or movement
Seek immediate medical attention if you have serious symptoms. Always call before visiting your doctor or health facility.
People with mild symptoms who are otherwise healthy should manage their symptoms at home.
- RT-PCR for COVID-19
- Chest CT Scan
- IL-6 Levels
- CRP Levels
- D-dimer Levels
- Ferritin Levels
- LDH Levels
Convalescent refers to anyone recovering from a disease. Plasma is the yellow, liquid part of blood that contains antibodies. Antibodies are proteins made by the body in response to COVID-19 infection. Plasma therapy is an experimental COVID-19 treatment.
People who have fully recovered from COVID-19 for at least 14 days with negative COVID-19 report are eligible to donate convalescent plasma.
- Certain chronic illnesses, such as viral hepatitis, HIV, active tuberculosis, bleeding disorders
- Weight less than 50 kg
- Females who have ever been pregnant
- Diabetic on insulin
- B.P more than 140 and diastolic less than 60 or more than 90
- Uncontrolled diabetes or hypertension with change in medication in last 28 days
- Cancer Survivor
- Chronic kidney/heart/lung or liver disease