Signs of shortness of breath, shortness of breath after Covid-19 need attention


My mother had mild Covid-19 2 weeks ago and has recovered. For the past few days, my mother has felt tired, short of breath, short of breath, even walking lightly. Does my mother need a post-Covid-19 health check?


The UK's National Health Service (NHS) and the Irish Health Service Executive (HSE)

Many studies show that shortness of breath and shortness of breath are common symptoms for people with Covid-19 even during the acute phase of the disease and while recovering. This condition can happen for many reasons, but it often causes people to feel fear, anxiety and interfere with daily activities.

The patient may feel short of breath, short of breath when climbing stairs; difficulty walking, having to stop for breath; sudden tension and shortness of breath, chest tightness.

Shortness of breath should improve as you get better, but you should seek medical attention immediately if accompanied by symptoms such as:

- Breathing rate changes from normal.

- The condition is worse when lying down.

Cough lasts 3 weeks or more.

- Swollen ankles.

Additionally, shortness of breath after recovering from Covid-19 could be a sign of a heart attack, problems with the lungs or respiratory tract if:

You feel tightness or heaviness in your chest.

Pain spreading to arms, back, neck and jaw.

- Feeling weak and tired.

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