Cough, tired, chest pain! Look at the symptoms of Long COVID when the disease is healed but the sickness is not over.

Doctors at Wimut Hospital point out that people with underlying diseases are at risk of complications after covid

After giving advice, don’t be complacent. If not, go see a doctor.

Despite the precautionary measures against COVID-19 In many countries, including Thailand,start to relax to bring people back to lifenormal, but the regenerative medicine doctorand the respiratory system alsoThai people to be careful of covids continuouslycontinued because of the same concernis a residual illness afterto recover from the disease, or what we call Long COVID.

Many people who followJournalists may have heard of Long COVID symptoms for some time. but may not know for sure if it iswhat, how dangerous And can we avoid it? Especially Thailand is in the early stages.It’s raining, it’s even more confusing that we knowdiscomfort, shortness of breath because we haveLong COVID symptoms or recurring jackpot Or are you suffering from another disease?Are you sure?

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“Currently, it is not known whyCertain symptoms of Long COVID, but clinically there is a hypothesis thatThis may be caused by the remnants of the virus.to stimulate the immune system in thebody, causing anin various systems.” Dr. Yada Luicharoen, an internistSpecializing in respiratory diseases and conditionsrespiratory disease crisis internal medicine center Wimut Hospital explained, “Of course, those who have been infectedCOVID-19 is at risk for everyone. But most of us find Long COVID in females more than males. The risk group is the elderly orBeing overweight (Body Mass Index greater than 30), the high-risk group is those whoCongenital diseases such as heart disease, stroke chronic lung disease, kidney disease, or immunodeficiency especially the covid patients withSevere symptoms or complicationsduring covid treatment such as having infection in the lungs or pneumonia This group is at high risk ofThere will also be a long COVID crisis.”

Self-determining whether we have Long COVID It’s difficult But if within 3 months after we recover from covid If any other abnormal symptoms occur for more than 4 weeks, then suspect.and should go to the hospital toTest for Long COVID

“Long COVID can manifest itself in many systems. Therefore, we should make sure that it isAre there symptoms from other complications? For example, some people have chest pain. may be caused by conditions related towith heart disease but most of the ones found will becomplication of the route systembreathing, causing pneumonia Or some people have coughing, tired easily, chest pain, or when exerting themselves will be tired. They may have lower than normal oxygen levels. which is recommended to those who haveThese symptoms should promptly consult a doctor.Check for complicationsfrom contracting COVID and receiving admissionLung rehabilitation treatment for the lungs to recover and be stronger.up” Dr. Yada Luisaroen explain

How to treat Long COVID, can it be cured?

Because most of those whoCome to check for Long COVID is a person who has a complication.in the respiratory system aboutlung, so treatment focuses on caring for the lungs.Mainly the image of the lungsDr. Phitchaporn Mekrinthonphan, MD. Medical DoctorRehabilitation Center Wimut Hospital said, “For Vimut Hospital, rehabilitationPhysical and pulmonary performance during Long COVID is aimed atreduce the symptoms of residualfrom infection, whether it is tiredness, fatigue, or less activity by focusing on returning patients to havePhysical performance similar to that ofAs much as possible for COVID-19 infection, of course, every case will be diagnosed individually.for the design of the programappropriate treatment for each individual.”

recovery packagePulmonary function, Wimut Hospital It will start with a low dose CT scan of the lungs to see if you have ever had symptoms of covid.lung or other pulmonary pathologyor not (because X-rays sometimesNormal may not see but only through CT Scan).Ask to see a doctor who specializes inlung specialist, but if the results are within normal limitsand no other conditions will enter the rehabilitation program.from testing the ability to exchangeChange the oxygen gas during exertion. Followed by breathing exercises. lung exercise sucking the ball through the service devicelung division (incentive spirometry)increase the strength of theoverall physical health by patients who received the program atThe hospital will also receive this device.Go back to practice lung exercises at home.Obtain 1 manual on proper practice, management and exercise.continue to be appropriate

For example, a Long COVID patient at Wimut Hospital When recovering from covids, there is still a feelingthan easily tired From the former who used to walk up the stairs orThe overpass is comfortable. After being infected and recovering from infectionThe infection found itself to be stopped.and became more and more exhausted afterfrom walking up the stairs for a cool distanceOriginally, when a thorough examinationfound that there was Oxygen Drop condition after 2-3 minutes of exertion.starting with teaching methodscorrect breathing to allow the lungs to expand as much as possible Continue with the fitness enhancement program.of the body for the respiratory system cardiovascular system as well as overall physical fitnessand sustainable health

Many people may still be worried that they have toprotracted treatment or costlyhigh or not, so he still hesitates to see a doctor “Let me tell you not to worry that much. Although the recovery period will increaseIt depends on each case that there is a problem.How much trouble, but in fact, the package that Wimut recommends Most of the time, it’s just a one-time visit to the doctor.and the rest is to recommendexercise at home As for which case needs to be blamedfollow the results continuously It is recommended to enterThe program lasts about 1-2 months only.” Dr. Phitchaporn Mekrinthonphan, MD. Conclude

The best way to avoidLong COVID risk that both doctors recommended is Don’t get infected with covid! Because it’s addicted and it’s risky for everyone. Long COVID, but the more important thing is to receivewith the covid vaccine because in addition to reducing thesevere from infection It also helps to reduce the risk of developing Long COVID by having at least 3 doses of vaccination and booster every 4 months.based on keeping a distance Wear a mask, wash your hands often, you still have to practice.following strict measures

And we’ll get through it together!


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