Natalia SANDROVICH, “FACTS”
In Ukraine, a growing number of people who have discovered coronavirus. Authorities say about tightening quarantine restrictions.
— “High” numbers of people infected appeared from behind a mass screening, explains the infectious disease specialist of the Kyiv city clinical hospital No. 4 Yevgeny Dubrovsky. — After all, today check for coronavirus not only those who have a suspected infection, but in need of planned hospitalization. Help with the PCR results (the analysis of the presence or absence of virus in the body) require some employers. The same document often need people who are going to work or to have a rest abroad. And during the tests reveal a lot of those moves COVID-19 in a latent asymptomatic form. Their immune system to cope with the coronavirus, causing a bright manifestations of the disease.
— How people can understand?
If they survived the disease with no symptoms, it does. Sometimes lost sense of smell. The second elevated temperature. It can be a 37.5—37.8 degree, as well, often with other respiratory diseases.
— Infectious diseases there are many, but because of the coronavirus, they have faded into the background. What other infection threat in the heat?
— Leptospirosis — infection by bacteria in stagnant ponds. Leptospira enter the ponds and lakes along with urine of rodents, and rat are the most dangerous. Symptoms initially resemble a banal SARS. But it appears out of the blue — without catarrhal manifestations: cough, runny nose. The person sharply raises the temperature and pain in the muscles. Calf muscles hurt so much that people can’t get up. Further signs of increasing avalanche: occurs jaundice, the urine disappears. It is important to establish a diagnosis depends on the success of the treatment.
— In the warm time of year people bite the tongs. What to do after the bite?
— It is advisable to take the tick for analysis. But these pests are often bite a person when he is not in the city and in the country, in the campaign. Some may not notice the bite. Need to know what annular erythema is a characteristic of borreliae contamination, appears about half of the victims. Not to miss borreliosis (Lyme disease), you have 21 days after the bite of a tick must be checked for the antibody, passing the blood test. Identified — to be treated to avoid serious complications that can occur after a few months, and even years.
How to develop coronavirus epidemic? Where and how to wear a mask? Who needs to treat leptospirosis in the hospital? How dangerous is Lyme disease? How to remove the pain in shingles?
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As previously reported “FACTS”, the who said that to stop the pandemic failed and the spread of coronavirus has accelerated.