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COVD-19, otherwise called coronavirus disease 2019, is a potentially deadly respiratory infection caused by the virus SARS-CoV-2 (severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2). The initial cases were diagnosed in China during late 2019, and WHO (World Health Organization) declared it a pandemic in March 2020. Fever, headaches, body pain, loss of taste and smell, and breathing difficulties are the most commonly seen symptoms.

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Kindly review my report and give your opinion on my constant headaches and tingling sensation.

Query: Hello doctor, I recovered from a COVID infection four months ago. After that, I have brain fog, concentration issues, headaches, memory issues, balance issues, lack of mental precision, depression, anxiety, and PTSD issues. My headaches are constant and can last for days or even weeks. I also have ...  Read Full »

Dr. Hitesh Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I would like to know some further details about your headache. 1) Since when you are having headaches? 2) Which part of the head aches? 3) What kind of headaches have you felt? 4) What is the duration of one episode of headache? 5) Do you have ...  Read Full »

Does my report say that I have vasculitis and if so, am I at COVID risk?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 53-year-old female, and I was diagnosed with lupus more than 15 years ago. It was considered mild, with the main problems being light sensitivity, fatigue, muscle aches, and occasional mouth ulcers. I was tested positive for ANA and was negative for all other autoantibodies, and th...  Read Full »

Dr. Mohamad Ali Rida

Answer: Hello,Welcome to have absolutely no risk for vasculitis (attachments removed to protect the patient’s identity). These tests are for a very rare type of vasculitis, and fortunately, they are negative. Concerning your lupus, it was mild, and it is expected that the disease goes into...  Read Full »

When can I return to work after being sick with symptoms similar to COVIDent?

Query: Hello doctor, I suffered from cough, sneezing, and cold before eight days. I also noticed blood in my sputum two times. I was tested negative for COVID-19 infection. I feel better overall but I need a note for my illness to return back to work. Thanks.  Read Full »

Dr. Muhammad Zubayer Alam

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Thank you for the query. I can understand your concern. According to your statement, you suffered from sneezing, coughing and blood mixed sputum for the past nine days. You were COVID-19 negative (Coronavirus Disease-2019). Now, you feel better. I do not understand wha...  Read Full »

Is asthma patient at risk for COVID-19?

Query: Hello doctor, I had asthma at the age of 10. Now my age is 21. I was given Formonide 100 inhaler daily. For the past three to four years, I occasionally use that inhaler once in one or two months. During this Corona period, I am using it daily as a precaution. From next week onwards I have to go to ...  Read Full »

Dr. Muhammad Zubayer Alam

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I can understand your concern. According to your statement, you have been suffering from a panic attack about Coronavirus. You are a known case of asthma but well controlled now. Well, an asthmatic patient is more prone to get infected by the COVID-19 virus, as it primar...  Read Full »

My grandfather has a post-COVID cough with phlegm. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor, My grandfather is a 78-year-old COVID-19 patient with all symptoms gone except for a mild cough with pink phlegm. However, he has fatigue and trouble sleeping. He has a history of controlled atrial fibrillation. I have attached the latest lab results for your reference. He is currently ta...  Read Full »

Dr. Anshul Varshney

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I went through your query and understood your concern. Apparently, the reports show he still has some COVID (coronavirus disease) pneumonia symptoms (attachment removed to protect the patient's identity). It might be some heart-related issues like congestive heart failur...  Read Full »

I recently had a COVID-19 infection. Can it lead to anemia?

Query: Hi doctor, I have recently suffered from a COVID-19 infection and I am afraid that I may have anemia. I need my recent blood work interpreted.  Read Full »

Dr. Utkarsh Sharma

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I understand your concern. I have seen the attached CBC (complete blood count) report (attachments removed to protect the patient's identity) and it is completely within normal limits. A Hb (hemoglobin) level of 16 g/dl is healthy and you do not have anemia. Other repor...  Read Full »

Can IgM positive after COVID recovery indicate re-infection?

Query: Hello doctor, My husband got infected with COVID-19 three months ago. After 14 days, he recovered, and the result was negative too, but as a part of the company procedure, he underwent a rapid test last week that showed IgM positive and IgG negative. Is he infected for the second time? How many days...  Read Full »

Dr. Sugreev Singh

Answer: Hello,Welcome to is IgG-negative, IgM-positive. It means his immune system is still fighting a virus, or maybe he got it for the second time. Even though it is asymptomatic, he can still transfer the disease to others. So I suggest he needs to be self-isolated and regularly check his ...  Read Full »

I have erectile dysfunction after a COVID-19. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor,I am a 21-year-old male. I am healthy. I play sports regularly and have a healthy diet. I had COVID two months back, and my genitals have felt numb ever since. I have no sensation to touch and little pleasure when stimulated. At first, I could not even have an erection now. I can get one, ...  Read Full »

Dr. Abhaya Kant Tewari

Answer: Hello,Welcome to So far, I have not heard of erectile dysfunction following COVID. However, I will do some research. However, the fact remains that erectile dysfunction can be due to psychological problems, neurological problems, or vascular problems. The vascular problem is related t...  Read Full »

I have had ankylosing spondylitis for 14 years. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I have ankylosing spondylitis (HLA B27 positive) for the past 14 years. After I had COVID six months back while recovering, I had a dull pain in the sternum and cartilage of the chest. I took antibiotics, and the pain subsided. But now, for the past few weeks, while sleeping, it is pai...  Read Full »

Dr. Nupoor Acharya

Answer: Hello, Welcome to The symptoms suggest active disease at present. You are currently on a low dose of tablet Sulfasalazine (anti-inflammatory) which can be increased if needed. To control the inflammation, I suggest taking tablet Etoricoxib (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug) 120 mg...  Read Full »

Can a vaccinated person transmit the COVID-19 virus?

Query: Hello doctor, Can a vaccinated person transmit the COVID-19 virus to an unvaccinated person in a home setting? I understand this is not always the case, but I wonder about the possibility. I have seen online studies that relate higher mortality to higher viral load. I have many clients who are not v...  Read Full »

Dr. N. Ashok Viswanath

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand your query. To initiate infection in humans, there is something called the infective dose, which is nothing but the load or amount of microbe needed to initiate an infection. Examples are the infective load of Vibrio to cause diarrhea is high (about 10^6...  Read Full »

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