COVID-19 Frequently Asked Questions:
What are post Covid complications?
Few symptoms may continue to persist despite recovery from active COVID 19 infection. This may include difficulty breathing or shortness of breath, tiredness or fatigue, difficulty in thinking or concentrating often referred to as “brain fog” cough, chest or stomach pain, headache, palpitations, joint or muscle pain, diarrhea, sleep-related problems, fever, rash, mood changes and change in smell or taste. In addition, few patients who were treated for severe COVID 19 infection may continue to require oxygen assistance despite adequate medical management.
DR. VISWESVARAN BALASUBRAMANIAN,
Consultant Interventional Pulmonology and Sleep Medicine