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Long-term Effects Of Covid-19

Long-term effects of COVID-19 are also referred to as post-COVID-19 conditions that persist even after four weeks of being diagnosed with the COVID-19 infection. Most common symptoms include dizziness, shortness of breath, extreme fatigue, mental clouding, insomnia, anxiety, anosmia, tinnitus, cough, heart palpitations, headache, chest pain, etc. Hospitalization as a part of COVID-19 treatment can cause post-traumatic stress disorder in some patients as a post-COVID-19 condition.

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Why is my eosinophils elevated after getting the COVID-19 vaccine?

Query: Hello doctor, I had a blood test done three months ago, and it was normal. But a week back, I had another one because of a stomach ulcer, and the doctor wanted to rule out gallstones, pancreatitis, etc. My WBC was 10.9, and my eosinophils were high. The only thing I did was getting the COVID-19 vac...  Read Full »

Dr. Mubashir Razzaq Khan

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Commonly, eosinophils are raised in allergic reactions and worm infestation, and rarely it is a part of some malignant process (but it is extremely rare). Yes, it can be seen elevated post-vaccine if there is some anaphylactic reaction. Flu can also raise eosinophils...  Read Full »

My grandfather has COVID-related issues. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, My father is 72-year-old with 178 pounds of weight. He has asthma and diabetes and has been taking tablets Gemer and Dapacose 10 mg for the past 25 years. Two years back, we did a checkup, and all his heart reports were good. Last year, he had COVID with 40 to 50 % lung infection invol...  Read Full »

Dr. Prashant Valecha

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Thank you for your query. I understand your concern. The NT pro-BNP (Natriuretic peptide tests) is slightly higher as the patient's age is 72. It is increased due to pulmonary hypertension secondary to lung pathology (COVID and asthma), not because of the heart, but ...  Read Full »

What does cough with phlegm in a person recovered from COVID signify?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 23 years old female. I recovered from COVID-19 two months ago, and I still cough with phlegm despite taking tablet Mucovisc for two weeks. There is no abnormality in the chest x-ray (PA view). Is this something I should be concerned? Please help.  Read Full »

Dr. Varunbabu Aucha

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Your presenting complaint of cough with phlegm for two weeks indicates that you might have a lower respiratory tract infection, which is of concern. Having a cough itself says that something is abnormal. Taking tablet Mucovisc (Acetylcysteine) alone cannot help in your ca...  Read Full »

How can I overcome the symptoms of long COVID and regain my energy?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 40-year-old male and had COVID-19 for the first time two years ago. I got the Omicron variant a year later. My hemoglobin level was also less, so the doctor said I could have a stroke. I also have major testosterone issues. I have to get shots every two weeks. I had my blood tes...  Read Full »

Dr. J. N. Naidu

Answer: Hello, Welcome to The general principle is that if you do not use your muscles, they become weak, and atrophy. I suggest you break tasks into pieces and rest when you feel breathless. Frequent short rests are better than continuous resting. Try to increase your physical activities and g...  Read Full »

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