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Can You have Covid and not know it - or attribute it so Something Else?

For two weeks I have been really sick, but now quite a bit better. I have Rheumatoid Arthritis, which comes with a myriad of symptoms that change from from day to day, hour to hour. I take 8 mg methotrexate once a week and it keeps me in remission. Used Humira initially for 3 months. It is an autoimmune disease.

Here is how I felt: Lots of clear mucus all day and night with clogged ears for two weeks. No temperature higher than 99 and that occurred only once. Coughing which I attributed to the constant mucus production. Slight continuous headache. Vomiting and diarrhea at the same time. Happened only once. Extreme fatigue and weakness, much more than the usual bone crushing tiredness.

Any medical professionals or fellow RA patients who would like to weight in?

This went on for 2 weeks. I didn't call my PCP or RA specialist, b/c at the time I didn't attribute it to possible COVID.

by Anonymousreply 710/17/2020

From what I've read some people do contract the virus and never present any symptoms. Lots of people have been tested who show the antibodies for COVID-19 (that come after you've had the virus) but never were sick.

by Anonymousreply 110/17/2020

weigh in - sorry

by Anonymousreply 210/17/2020

[quote] which comes with a myriad of symptoms

Oh, dear!

by Anonymousreply 310/17/2020

It’s been seven months, OP, possibly eight. You’re really asking this question?

Have you been under a rock or in a cave with no social media or news information?

by Anonymousreply 410/17/2020

[quote]Slight continuous headache. Vomiting and diarrhea at the same time.

Probably you are a pig, OP.

Second strain of coronavirus causing pigs to vomit in China 'could spread to humans'

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by Anonymousreply 510/17/2020

OP at link.

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by Anonymousreply 610/17/2020

[quote] Vomiting and diarrhea at the same time.

Ooh, that’s not good. That’s like taking a sleeping pill and a laxative on the same night.

by Anonymousreply 710/17/2020
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