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Long Covid has 200 symptoms – from penile shrinkage to night terrors, study finds – .


Long Covid could impact patients with up to 200 side effects and symptoms and signs, according to a new study.
As the Long Covid crisis worsens with the UK exiting the lockdown and lifting all measures on July 19, the situation could get worse.

It is estimated that Long Covid could cost the NHS billions, with up to 200 symptoms so far in patients.

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These range from reproductive symptoms – like a narrowing of the penis to abnormal periods – to psychological problems.

It can be anything from a strong sense of taste to night terrors.

Athena Akrami, neuroscientist at University College London and lead author of the study, said: “Many post-Covid clinics in the UK have focused on respiratory rehabilitation. It’s true that a lot of people suffer from shortness of breath, but they also have a lot of other issues and types of symptoms that clinics need to offer a more holistic approach.

List of symptoms

Blood clots

fainting

high or low blood pressure

bulging or inflamed veins

rapid heartbeat

itching

brittle or discolored nails

Rashes

peeling skin

constipation,

diarrhea

abdominal pain

feel full quickly

loss of appetite

nausea

vomiting

Facial paralysis

numbness of the face

bloodshot eyes

ear and eye pain

hearing loss

conjunctivitis

runny nose

sore throat

vision loss

new allergies

zone

changes in drug sensitivity.

Joint and muscle pain and stiffness

Difficulty breathing

shortness of breath

cough.

Abnormally heavy or irregular periods

decrease in penis / testicle size

early menopause, postmenopausal bleeding

Aggression

anger

anxiety

apathy

illusions

depression

euphoria

irritability

feeling of unhappiness

tearing

Confusion / disorientation

difficulty solving problems

bad attention

difficulty in thinking

Visual

auditory

tactile hallucinations and others

Fatigue

chills

sweats

fever

malaise post-effort

high or low blood sugar

Memory problems

forgetting how to do routine tasks,

short- and long-term memory problems

Inability to cry or yawn

dizziness

neuralgia

numbness

convulsions

tinnitus

feeling of pressure in the brain or heat,

noise sensitivity

tingling / tingling / pins and needles

tremors

Insomnia

Sleep Apnea

vivid dreams

nightmares

Restless legs syndrome

waking up early or at night

waking up unable to breathe.

Difficulty understanding others

difficulty reading and writing

offensive words

utter unrecognizable words

loss or increase in smell and taste.

Commenting on the study, its lead author Dr Athena Akrami, neuroscientist at UCL’s Sainsbury Wellcome Center, said: ‘While there has been a lot of public discussion about the length of COVID, there are few studies. systematic studies on this population.

“In this unique approach, we reached out directly to ‘long haul’ around the world to establish an evidence base for medical investigations, improved care and advocacy for the long-haul COVID population.

“This is the most comprehensive characterization of long symptoms of COVID to date. “

She added: “There is now a clear need to expand medical guidelines to assess a much wider range of symptoms when diagnosing COVID along. “

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