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Covid-19: the warning of pulmonologists to cured patients, even little affected

We know: the Covid-19 can leave consequences. In an opinion issued on July 15, the National Academy of Medicine (ANM) also listed the potential consequences of the disease, among which we find heart, kidney, central nervous system and even respiratory damage. This last category refers more specifically to pulmonary fibrosis, lesions which are “the frequent consequence of respiratory distress observed in the acute phase of the disease “, specified the ANM.

Pulmonologists are alerting to this sequel of Covid-19, which can occur in cured patients, even those who have been affected by a mild form of the disease. Sure Franceinfo, they call on these patients to perform pulmonary assessments.

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Covid-19 and pulmonary sequelae: the need for rapid treatment

Sequelae suggestive of a possible lung problem? “Shortness of breath a few weeks or months after infection, or continuing to cough, or even seeing abnormalities when you go to blow into a machine to measure breath”, explains Chantal Hérisson, president of the French-speaking pneumology society.

These manifestations, sometimes slight, should encourage consultation. And for good reason: they can “be the sign of a chronic form of lungs, specifies the specialist. Rapid treatment is essential, because when treated early, lung damage is not inevitable.

The key ? A “re-training to the effort” to improve the respiratory capacity of the patients. Recommendations in accordance with those of the National Academy of Medicine, which also recommends the resumption of sporting activity as soon as possible in patients cured of Covid-19. She also advises to be particularly vigilant about the functional quality of the heart, brain, muscles and lungs and to monitor the evolution of these long-term sequelae.

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