September 16, 2021 by archyde
Department of Disease Control reveals cured COVID-19 patients have no virus in their bodies. There may be residual symptoms known as long covids during the first 1-3 months, found in 30-50% of patients, especially the severely ill group. Different symptoms such as fever, headache, decreased sense of smell or taste, shortness of breath, muscle aches, and fatigue are mostly caused by accumulated stress. Recommend to see a doctor to find out the cause.
Today (16 Sep) Dr. Sophon Iamsirithavorn Deputy Director-General, Department of Disease Control The Ministry of Public Health said that now the trend of daily recovered Covid-19 patients has increased. higher than new infections reflects the quality of the maintenance system The cumulative total of patients since April 1, 2021 until today totals 1,405,374, many of them even recovering and the virus has not been detected in the body. There may still be some residual symptoms. The World Health Organization (WHO) has called the condition “Long COVID”, or the long-term residual syndrome of COVID-19, which can be found around the world. Most of them will have symptoms after being cured in the first 1-3 months. It can be found in 30-50% of COVID-19 patients, so there is no need to panic or worry at all.
On the side of Dr. Chakrarat Pittayawong Anon Director of the Division of Epidemiology added that The symptoms of “long-term covid-19” can manifest both physically and mentally. Each patient will have different symptoms. There are no fixed characteristics such as coughing, fever, headache, decreased sense of smell or taste, chest pain, shortness of breath, fatigue, joint or muscle pain, and diarrhea caused by a weakening of the body’s immune system. And some may also have psychological symptoms such as anxiety, shortness of attention, or depression. by COVID-19 patients Red group or patients with severe illness will have a higher chance of contracting COVID-19 than patients with COVID-19 with few symptoms Because there may be stress factors that have accumulated since the time of contracting COVID-19, it may continue for 3-6 months before returning to normal. However, there are other factors. that result in covid conditions, such as age, especially the elderly group, sexuality, which is more common in females than males. including those with other congenital diseases such as asthma and those who have been hospitalized which those who have recovered, do not have to worry at all
Dr. Chakrarat further said that If a person who has recovered from COVID-19 And then there are the symptoms mentioned. It is advisable to see a doctor to determine the exact cause. Because some may be a result of the drug used to treat Or some may have other diseases as well, so additional examinations and treatments are required to match the problems that occur. And there is also the possibility of the patient already recovering. Some people may be re-infected with COVID-19, especially infections that are different from the original species. but may not show obvious symptoms Therefore, patients with COVID-19 even after being sick But still need to follow the measures to prevent infection with COVID-19 Always strictly, such as wearing a mask all the time, even at home. Wash your hands with soap or 70% alcohol gel and do not go to slum areas. or a place where the air is not ventilated For more information, please contact the Department of Disease Control hotline at 1422.