Home Treatment and Management of COVID-19 Symptoms:

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Apr 12 '21 | By (Anuj)Amrita Health Staff | Views: 649 | Comments: 0
Home Treatment and Management of COVID-19 Symptoms:

Home treatment and medication may help manage your Symptoms of Coronavirus (COVID-19). However home treatment will not cure COVID-19, it can help relieve the symptoms a person is experiencing.

Those who are asymptomatic, and/or with mild symptoms must watch below short video and act as per its guidelines as directed:

What to do if you have COVID-19? Treatment and recovery at home

12 things you can do to manage (COVID-19):

·        Stay home, wear face mask and gloves

·        Monitor your symptoms carefully

·        Rest and stay hydrate

·        If you have a medical appointment Call ahead and let him know you have a COVID-19

·        Cover your cough and sneezes

·        Wash your hand properly at least 20-40 seconds

·        Use a separate bathroom

·        Avoid sharing personal items

·        Clean all surfaces and equipments touched often

·        Use sanitizer


Home Treatment: 

There is not currently a cure for COVID-19.

The aim of treatment is to manage and reduce symptoms until you have recovered.

Most people have infected which can be treated at home. In this case, you should self isolate for at least 7-14 days.

A proportion of people who contract COVID-19 will required hospital care. Those

at a higher risk or severe or critical infections include older persons and those with underlying health conditions.

A healthcare professional can advise a person on how to treat their symptoms. however, the CDC recommend:


        Getting plenty of rest


        Remaining hydrated


        Taking over-the -counter(OTC) medications, such as acetaminophen

 Fever, Aches, and Pains

A person can take acetaminophen and nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs   (NSAIDs), such as ibuprofen, as they can help to relieve fever and ease muscle aches and pains. 

A person should also ensure that they drink plenty of fluids to help prevent dehydration.

Initially, some people work concerned that ibuprofen might worsen COVID-19. However, there is no scientific evidence to support thin claim.


Coughing is the body way of trying to clear the air ways.

The united kingdom (NHS) Advise that people with a cough avoid lying on their back. instead, they should sit up or lie on their side.

To help ease coughing, a person can try the following:

Drink plenty of water on warm beverages to sooth the throat, Prevent dehydration, and thin the mucus.

Sucking on cough drops.

Using a humidifier at night.


A 2020 study found that when those who were deficient in Vitamin D  supplementation, a greater population had no detectable SARS-CoV-2 RNA.

However, this study was small, and there is insufficient data to support using Vitamin D to treat or prevent COVID-19.

The role of Vitamin C in fighting COVID-19 pandemic:

COVID-19 is slightly more communicable than the common flu and less communicable than the most highly infectious viruses, like measles.

Vitamin C levels in white blood cells (immune cells) are ten times higher than in plasma, which indicates functional role of the vitamin in these immune cells.

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