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Patient Narrates Day To Day Living With Coronavirus



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A 22-year-old woman who tested positive for coronavirus has come out to talk about her day to day experience living with the (COVID-19).

Bjonda Haliti (@baeonda), an American citizen says she does not know how exactly she contracted the COVID-19. But she went out to the club on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday before she started experiencing symptoms like coughing on Sunday

Here is what living with the coronavirus feels like according to Haliti;
Day 1: It started with a mild DRY cough and a slightly sore throat. I was very tired that night.
Day 2: I felt a lot of pressure in my head to the point I would have to cough softly to avoid the discomfort. That night, I experienced chills
and had a fever. One main symptom that stood out to me, my eyes physically hurt. They were tender and sore. Moving them was uncomfortable. Doing some research I discovered this was just a migraine, but it didn’t go away at ALL. I slept all day.
Day 3: Energy levels VERY low, I only slept, and still ran fevers. At this point, my symptoms were: dry cough, migraine, fever, chills, some nausea. I decided to go to the doctors where I tested negative for the flu and strep.
Day 4: Finally no more fever, but a new symptom showed up: shortness of breath. It was uncomfortable, it felt like I had bricks on my chest. I tried the self diagnose test I read online (hold your breath and count to 10) which I successfully did with no complications. At this point, I wanted to test for corona like I should have been in the first place, but It was very difficult to get tested for it!!! I continued to self-quarantine and hydrate hydrate HYDRATE!
Day 5: Symptoms: sore throat, cough, shortness of breath. I went to the same doctor and I was very adamant about getting tested. The doctor said my vitals were “unremarkable” but I wasn’t going to take no for an answer! I also requested chest X-rays, everything came out normal. I was advised to continue self-quarantine, and I would receive my results in 5-6 DAYS!!!!!
Day 6:With the continued use of antibiotics and ibuprofen, my symptoms were: sore throat, cough, shortness of breath. My energy levels began to increase.
Day 7:Symptoms: slight sore throat, mild cough, shortness of breath. Energy levels increasing.
Day 8:Symptoms: Mild cough, starting to feel like myself again. Energy!
Day 9:Symptoms: My cough was a little heavier, normal energy levels.
Day 10:Symptoms: Mild cough, mucus, normal energy levels. My lab results came in: POSITIVE.
Haliti says her doctors have advised against taking ibuprofen as it could worsen symptoms;

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