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Common symptoms of coronavirus (COVID-19)

What are the most common symptoms of coronavirus (COVID-19)? The most common symptoms of coronavirus are fever, cough, and shortness of breath. Does coronavirus (COVID-19) cause digestive symptoms? Coronavirus (COVID-19) can cause digestive symptoms such diarrhea, decreased appetite and nausea. In fact, these symptoms may be present in more than half of patients with mild disease, and, at times, may be the first symptom to occur. If I think I have coronavirus (COVID-19), who should I contact? As per the CDC recommendations, if you have symptoms of coronavirus (COVID-19) and want to get tested, try calling your state or local health department or your primary care provider. If the recommendation is made for you to get tested the locations and contact information for the NJ testing sites can be accessed here: NJ COVID-19 Testing Centers

Why do I need to stay home if I have coronavirus (COVID-19)? Coronavirus (COVID-19) is a highly contagious virus which is spread from person to person. It can be spread by such actions as sneezing, coughing or at times even just talking. It is for that reason that people are recommended to remain at home as much as possible to prevent spread to themselves as well as others. If it's not coronavirus, why have my stomach problems worsened recently? In this time of uncertainty and transition many people are experiencing anxiety and stress. Both of these have been associated with increased risks of abdominal pain, constipation, diarrhea, heartburn, indigestion, nausea and vomiting.

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