SIMFEROPOL, November 12 - RIA Novosti Crimea. Computed tomography for suspected coronavirus should be done no earlier than 5-10 days of feeling unwell, said the chief freelance specialist-pulmonologist of the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Kazakhstan, head of the pulmonology department of the Simferopol city hospital 7 Marina Zakharova at a press conference in the multimedia press center of the MIA "Russia Today" in Simferopol.
She added that many people start taking antibiotics in fear, but with viral pneumonia, this is absolutely impossible to do.
"Bacterial pneumonia is a common thing. A person can get hypothermic, catch a cold. Here we will use antibacterial drugs. But when we talk about coronavirus infection, first of all we emphasize that this is not only damage to the lung tissue, it is a universal suffering of all organs and systems. ", - said Zakharova.
According to her, there is no need to do CT and X-ray examinations very early.
"A person just coughed and immediately does a CT scan, but there is still nothing there. And the person is lost from the scope of medical supervision. With a viral infection, pneumonia develops on the 5-10th day. Studies should be done with shortness of breath, which is accompanied by a feeling of stiffness in the chest and a temperature higher 38 degrees ", - clarified the pulmonologist.
Earlier, pulmonologist Irina Ulchenko explained why taking immunostimulants can become dangerous for the human body during a coronavirus pandemic.
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