TURKEY Thoracic Society Respiratory Infections Working Group Chairman Prof. Dr. Füsun Öner Eyüboğlu pointed out that nothing should be exaggerated in the treatment of Covid-19 and said, “The important thing is to take enough vitamin C. There is no point in extra loadings. If we can provide our vitamin C or vitamin D at normal levels, it is sufficient. It is important to eat enough and right.”
Prof. Dr. Füsun Öner Eyüboğlu stated that Covid-19 holds the back and lower parts of the lung more; However, he said that it can progress like a simple upper respiratory tract infection. Stating that everything should be in place in the treatment of Covid-19 and nothing should be exaggerated, “The important thing is to take enough vitamin C. There is no point in extra loadings. If we can provide our vitamin C or vitamin D at normal levels; because vitamin D makes all kinds of infections easier to pass. Or it is a vitamin that enables our body to have a better response to it against that disease. Therefore, they are needed at the required levels. Taking excessive doses of additional supplements in the treatment of Covid-19 cannot be said to be a protective feature or a feature of slowing the disease. “used expressions.
‘IT IS IMPORTANT TO TAKE LOT OF LIQUID’
Prof. Dr. Eyüboğlu stated that someone who has a positive test does not need to wear a mask in quarantine; but noted that the room should be well ventilated. Eyüpoğlu said, “This is an infection, the recovery process of the Covid-19 infection takes a long time, unlike other infections. Therefore, people should pay attention to rest. I have no findings, I should not be comfortable with the disease”. People should use their medicines regularly. and they need to consume plenty of fluids, because this is an infection that is transmitted by breathing and it is important to take plenty of fluids in order to remove those secretions comfortably. Taking extra supplements and vitamins will not improve the disease process.There are many studies on this issue. The important thing is to keep our resistance as high as possible “We need to keep our own resistance high before getting infected. The basis of this is a healthy diet.”
‘WE SHOULD NOT USE LOCAL UNOFFICIAL FIRE REDUCER’
Emphasizing that some people, especially those with cardiovascular diseases, use aspirin or similar anticoagulant drugs. Dr. Eyüpoğlu said, “It is important for those people to use aspirin, but there is no perception that ‘if we use aspirin, the disease will pass more easily.’ It is also important to follow the fever elevation. Whether the fever is rising or not, it is necessary to determine it well. If there is a fever above 37 degrees, then antipyretics can be used to relax. On the other hand, a much higher dose of radiation is taken in computed tomography compared to normal chest radiography. We can only visualize the lung involvement of those people with tomography. Tomography should be done in these cases; otherwise, there is no approach such as ‘let’s do a tomography’ for every person with fever.