New Delhi. Omicron has now established its camp across the country. At the same time, information is also being given to the people about its symptoms by health experts so that it can be controlled in time. In such a situation, today we are going to tell you about some new and unseen symptoms of Omicron, by listening to which you can protect yourself and your loved ones from this infection.
Although Omicron has been associated with some symptoms of cold, cough and sore throat in some people, its symptoms are not limited to this. According to experts, apart from respiratory infections, Omicron can also affect your stomach.
After all, how is Omicron’s connection to the stomach?
The symptoms of this new variant of the corona are related to the stomach in such a way that if you are experiencing problems like vomiting, nausea and abdominal pain even without fever, then according to experts, it could be an infection of Omicron. If you are having stomach problems even without respiratory symptoms or fever, then you should be careful and get your corona test done without delay. According to experts, the problem of stomach upset is being found in most people in this new strain. Apart from this, these symptoms are also being found in those who have been vaccinated, such as abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, Problems like loss of appetite and diarrhea are being seen.
What does the research of experts say?
According to the Fortis Memorial Research Institute in Gurgaon, initially some people experience only abdominal discomfort without a cold, which includes symptoms such as back pain, abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, loss of appetite and diarrhoea. Experts say that due to Omicron, the thin lining of the stomach (gut mucosa) gets infected and due to this swelling comes. Experts further told that people who have got both doses of the vaccine have also faced these stomach-related problems. However, the good news is that these symptoms are not serious.
Don’t forget to ignore
Health experts told that if you are having pain in your stomach, nausea and also feeling hungry, then do not take it like normal flu, if you have these symptoms, then isolate yourself immediately without ignoring it. Keep in mind that do not take any medicine on your own without the advice of a doctor. Keep yourself hydrated, eat light food and get enough sleep. On the other hand, people who are fond of consuming alcohol and spicy food, they should keep distance from all these things. Although doctors say that if the symptoms are mild, then do not take tension at all.
Infected patients keep these things in mind
According to experts, people infected with Omicron should take full care of their cleanliness. Eat fresh food daily and avoid sharing food with people. Always wash all fruits and vegetables thoroughly before eating them. If you are also vaccinated and want to eat outside food, then keep distance from outside food till you get well. Following the covid safety protocol, keep yourself isolated until you recover.
first published:Jan. 13, 2022, 5:01 p.m.