When to get medical help for long COVID

Most patients recover with time, but those with severe or persistent symptoms should see a doc. Most COVID-19 patients who continue to suffer symptoms after recovering from the disease – a condition known as long COVID – will recover naturally with time, but experts say a small group that continues to experience severe symptoms should seek medical help.


Dr Barnaby Young, head of the Singapore Infectious Disease Clinical Research Network at the National Centre for Infectious Diseases (NCID), said the main cause of long COVID is a severe infection.


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Source:  The Straits Times, 31 Mar 2022.