You Can Still Have the Coronavirus Even If Your COVID Test Is Negative

What symptoms to watch out for even if you test negative

You need to be vigilant and aware of all the protocols and safety procedures to contain the spread of the virus in this ongoing crisis period. This will even minimize hospital visits. But when you get a ‘false negative’ test result even though you are experiencing different ailments, it is recommended that you isolate yourself and keep monitoring your symptoms.

Advertisement

With that being said, here are some of the most common signs that you should watch out for even if your test result is negative.

What symptoms to watch out for even if you test negative

Img Src: 3n5k.com/

Advertisement

1Fever and chills

The most common symptom of COVID is a fever. When you notice that your fever does not subside despite taking fever-reducing and pain-relieving medicines, then it may not be a simple fever at all. If it continues to worsen and is accompanied by chills, it could be a sign of COVID-19.

Fever and chills

Img Src: medicalnewstoday.com

Advertisement

2Sore throat

Most people can’t really tell the difference between a normal itchy throat caused by the common cold or flu and a COVID-induced sore throat. But when you have a sore throat along with a worsening fever and continuous coughs then it very well maybe a sign of COVID-19.

Sore throat

Img Src: dovira.kiev.ua

Advertisement

3Fatigue

Besides the standard fever and cough, people infected with COVID-19 also experience extreme tiredness, weakness, and fatigue. Fatigue can sometimes be a sign of other viral infections as well. But when it comes to COVID fatigue, it can be rather difficult to deal with.

Fatigue

Img Src: elempleo.com/

Advertisement

4Gastrointestinal symptoms

Many individuals have also reported gastrointestinal symptoms like nausea and diarrhea. These symptoms caused by the COVID-19 infections can lead to severe vomiting and severe abdominal cramps.

Gastrointestinal symptoms

Img Src: www.tejamhomoeoclinic.com

Advertisement
Advertisement

You may also like...