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Ministry of Health: There are 203 post-Covid symptoms – VnExpress


According to the Ministry of Health, there are 203 different symptoms of post-Covid, people need to see a doctor when their health declines for a long time after recovering from Covid.

In an official dispatch sent to the provinces and affiliated medical facilities on April 22, the Ministry of Health reported a number of common symptoms including fatigue, shortness of breath, musculoskeletal pain, reduction or loss of taste or smell, cognitive impairment, sleep disturbance, cough, chest pain… Symptoms may appear after recovery, or persist or recur over time.

When post-Covid signs and symptoms cause long-term health deterioration, reducing the ability to work or live normally, people need to seek medical attention. General or specialized medical examination and treatment establishments are entitled to post-Covid examination according to the scope of expertise and guidelines permitted by the Ministry of Health. People do not use drugs of unknown origin, unlicensed or unproven oral remedies.

Post-Covid-19 sequelae, also known as Covid-19 sequelae, is a condition in which new symptoms appear after 3 months, lasting for 6 months without being explained by another diagnosis. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), the three most common post-Covid-19 symptoms are fatigue, shortness of breath and cognitive dysfunction.

This is the first guideline from the Ministry of Health on post-Covid-19. Previously, Vietnam did not have specific statistics on the post-Covid situation. However, many people experience prolonged fatigue, shortness of breath, shortness of breath, and insomnia after testing negative. A number of medical examination and treatment facilities nationwide have opened post-Covid-19 examination services, meeting the needs of the people.

A doctor at Duc Giang General Hospital, Hanoi, examines people with Covid-19 sequelae. Image:Chile

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