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Hearing sequelae after Covid-19 – VnExpress


My mother used to be F0 with diabetes background, hemodialysis. There are signs of hearing loss, is this a sequel of Covid-19?

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Answer:

Hello, since you have recovered from your illness, you can go to the hospital for a normal ear, nose and throat examination. People with Covid-19 after recovering from the disease often experience sequelae related to the above 3 organs.

Current studies have not clearly identified the mechanism that causes this problem. Regarding the cause, there is a hypothesis that the SARS-CoV-2 virus causes immune responses affecting the inner ear structures. In addition, Covid-19 is related to thrombosis (blood clots), so this virus also has the ability to clog small blood vessels in the ear, causing hearing loss and loss.

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