As more information becomes available about the Coronavirus (COVID-19) it is important to be aware of the initial symptoms that those who have the virus may be presenting with in the early stages of having the virus. If you have these symptoms you should consult a medical professional.
While it is important to understand the symptoms of Coronavirus, it is easy to mix them up with symptoms of seasonal flu or a cold. Therefore it is also critical that you have an understanding of warning signs that may mean it is time to seek emergency medical treatment.
According to the Centers for Disease Control the following are emergency warning signs that you should be seen for immediately:
- Difficulty breathing
- Bluish lips or face
- Unusual confusion or tiredness
- Persistent chest pressure
While these are not the only symptoms that should cause you to seek medical attention immediately they are the most common that occur with the virus and should be attended to as soon as you possibly can get seen by a medical provider.
If you are experiencing any symptoms that you are concerned about you should seek the advice of a medical professional to help determine your next steps. Do not delay.