Experts told how to distinguish coronavirus from a panic attack.

Эксперты рассказали, как отличить коронавирус от приступа паники

Doctors advise not to panic over a slight fever, or the appearance of one of the characteristic symptoms.

In turn, psychologists explain: often flimsy evidence of disease is a result of the panic caused in society by the large influx of negative information about the pandemic.

As explained in the comments OBOZREVATEL analyst and supervisor of European Confederation of psychoanalytic psychotherapies Vladimir the Mother, often a reaction to a very dense information environment depends on certain characteristics of each individual.

“A person can perceive the received information as real-world circumstances. This can be compared with child’s play in daughters-mothers, adults also play, but in this case a coronavirus. Children are often unable to carry the imagined into reality, so do adults,” he says.

“Because of the strong emotions caused by current events easily develops neurotic neurotic cough or shortness of breath. And add to that the really a little fever, and a person feels sick. This is a classic case where something is, and then successfully finds the symptoms, but not because they really are,” explains the analyst.

Flimsy often the symptoms of add and the doctors. Infectious disease are advised not to panic as soon as the thermometer you will see the mark of 37°C.

First, says infectious disease physician Vitaly Yevtushenko, during the day the temperature can fluctuate from time to time be somewhat increased.

“But if it’s a one-time event, then it is possible not to pay attention. In the case of coronavirus or other respiratory diseases, we’re talking about a persistent fever, which is, or is not reduced by medicines or decreases briefly and then rises again”, – he said in comments OBOZREVATEL.

Second, in addition to temperature should be considered and other symptoms like frequent headaches, cough, muscle pain and especially shortness of breath. In complex, these signs may indicate possible infection with coronavirus.

At the same time, infectious disease Sergey Kramarev recalls that Ukraine continues the season of colds viral diseases: “If you have a low fever, runny nose, sore throat, consult your family doctor, and no need to panic”.

Doctors agree that during the information attack a try on the symptoms of the coronavirus, but in 95% of cases, it’s really cold or exacerbation of chronic diseases, or even an allergic reaction in the spring.