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A 21-year-old male asked:

Covid positive 50 year old patient loss 8 kg in 10 days first fever come on 7th day of symptom onset firstly only cough and later again on 10th spo2 levels 94-98 no difficulty in breathing is their anything to worry or we should wait few more days ?

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Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatric Pulmonology 36 years experience
Continue to monitor and provide supportive care, fluids and rest, after speaking with your doctor. Some patients develop pneumonia and have sudden worsening of their respiratory symptoms. The loss of weight is concerning and good nutrition is an important aspect of recovery. Secondary bacterial infections may be treated with antibiotics.

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