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If you’re young and healthy with only mild symptoms, your doctor will likely advise you to isolate yourself at home and to limit contact with others in your household. You’ll likely be advised to rest, stay well hydrated, and to closely monitor your symptoms. This means that if you have mild symptoms, yes, you will eventually "cure" yourself, the same way ...


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This must depend on the local situation. At the beginning of the pandemic Japanese Hospitals were admitting PCR positive asymptomatic patients. Then as the disease spread Chinese authorities in Hubei were creating field hospitals (sixteen Fang Cang hospitals in Wuhan ) to house the less symptomatic patients and leaving the hospitals with ICU facilities to ...


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The current recommendations of the US Centers for Disease Control (CDC) depend on whether testing is available and has been done. They offer two criteria, the first is non-test-based and the second is test-based. For persons who have not been tested, the recommended criteria are: Persons with COVID-19 who have symptoms and were directed to care for ...


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The best theoretical model we have is that the SARS and SARS-CoV-2 viruses knock out the ACE2 receptor found on numerous tissues including alveolar cells, and myocytes, and intestinal luminal cells. If those cells have died then they need to be replaced, and if and until when that happens there will be reduced organ function. CT scans of recovered patients ...


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TL;DR: Yes, but it's extremely rare and I could only find one example. You asked: Has there ever been a medically verified case of someone having a big part of their body paralyzed for years, due to a car accident or similar event, who eventually recovered the normal functioning of their paralyzed body part? It's very rare but I did find one example: The ...


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This video by Kurzgesagt gives a good overview of how the COVID-19 infection process works. The damage it causes to the lungs seems to the result of it damaging the cells that create a protective lining of your lungs; this happens both directly as a result of their infections of these cells, as well as by causing the immune system to attack healthy cells. By ...


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