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What is Long COVID?

For some people, coronavirus (COVID-19) can cause symptoms that last weeks or months after the infection has gone. This is sometimes called post-COVID-19 syndrome or "long COVID". 

How long it takes to recover from COVID-19 is different for everyone. Many people feel better in a few days or weeks and most will make a full recovery within 12 weeks. For some people, symptoms can last longer.

Long-term effects of coronavirus (long COVID)

What it's like living with Long COVID (Source: NHS, LSBU, Graphic Change)

'What it's like living with Long COVID' image. It lists issues including Exhaustion, Fatigue, Panic, Insomnia, Skin Rashes, Muscle Loss & Weakness, Sore Legs, Tingling, Headaches, Dizziness, Chest pains, Nausea. Loss of Appetite, PTSD, Anxiety, Loneliness and Isolation

Greater understanding of Long COVID symptoms continues to develop. If you have symptoms that are not on the list, please share your feedback though the link on the Hearing and Sharing tab.

A quote. It reads ''There are dark days obviously and I never thought I would use that term because I am an old fashioned bloke... it has tested me in so many ways as it is life changing.''

Useful general information can be found about long COVID by clicking on the following links:




Long Covid SOS Charity | Recognition Research Rehabilitation | Info Help Support

Home - Long Covid Support

A quote. It reads ''Look at ways and places where you can get hope. Even in the darkest times, you may not feel there is hope there, but there is potential for hope.''

For information on long COVID symptoms click on specific symptoms from the list below.

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