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My mother has tested positive for coronavirus she had high

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Hi my mother has tested positive for coronavirus she had high temperature for over 10 days a dry cough and feel nauseous all the time
JA: How long have you been dealing with the cough? Are you having any other symptoms?
Customer: All symptoms are now over 2 weeks
JA: Is there anything else the Doctor should know before I connect you? Rest assured that they'll be able to help you.
Customer: No these are the main symptoms
Submitted: 17 days ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Arun Phophalia replied 17 days ago.

Ideally, she should have these investigations for the evaluation;

CBC, ESR
LDH
CRP
Ferritin
S. Creatinine
Blood sugar random
LFT
IL6
D-Dimer

Chest x-ray.

High-resolution CT scan.

Coronavirus causes pneumonia and these are done to assess the extent of it.

She may require a low-dose steroid treatment after the workup.

I wish her symptoms resolve soon.

I would be happy to assist you further if you need any more information.

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