Mild COVID-19 patients experiencing symptoms months after their recovery from infection
After the outbreak of the coronavirus, post-COVID or long COVID syndrome become a significant concern. While the rise in the number of long COVID-patients, new research has declared that 50% of COVID patients are only with moderate symptoms. Still, the patients got medical difficulties five to six months after recovering from the infection.
Patient with Long term COVID-19 is of mild symptoms
A Lancet study had pointed out that over 75% of people encountering the coronavirus infection get signs/symptoms 6 months after their recovery. 63% of the people who took part in the test primarily listed signs of fatigue and muscle pain, followed by depression, anxiety, pain, and sleep troubles.
The Study Explains the reason
The Study comprises 103 people above the age of 18 who had already experienced coronavirus. These volunteers had suffered from less to long signs/symptoms. None of them were hospitalized due to ineffective signs/symptoms. This Study is conducted in 2020 between April and October. These volunteers were interviewed four times in total during the study/research. As per the study result, at least 46% of them had one of the lingering symptoms, 22% of people experience fatigue, 15% change or loss in the taste and smell senses, and 8% breathing difficulty. The report also indicates head pain (44%), muscle pain (39%), dry cough(38%), and fever (41%).
The article concluded a list of 14 symptoms, of which 12 were previously listed as general symptoms of COVID by (CDC) Center for Disease Control and Prevention. The most common sign reported was appetite loss, as per the research.
According to the research, ” long COVID is developing as a phenomenon where victims will have long term unsolved signs/symptoms.” “These could be post-COVID syndrome.
Long COVID symptoms Duration span
The Office for National Statistics (ONS) states that one in five coronavirus cases show symptoms “for five weeks or long.” The same article stated that one in every 10 corona sufferers exhibited symptoms for up to 12 weeks or a little long.
The common symptoms of long COVID-19
It is necessary for each and every one of us to recognize the symptoms/signs of long COVID-19 and treat it more efficiently. Here are some of the most common signs/symptoms you will encounter even after recovering from the infection.
- Brain fog,
- Joint pain,
- Headache, and,
- Chest pain.
Significant Risk of long term COVID-19
In some instances, patients also exhibit difficulties that may harm their internal organs. These signs/symptoms are less common but have been recorded in long COVID. It includes:
- Sleeping issues,
- Problems in memory and concentration,
- Loss of smell and taste senses,
- Skin rash and hair loss,
- Heart muscle Inflammation,
- Disruption in lung function, and,
- severe kidney injury.