Long Covid Syndrome

Puja Kohli, MD
Monday, July 10, 2023
Category: Coronavirus, COVID-19

Dr. Puja Kohli, Infectious Diseases Fellow at the University of South Florida Division of Infectious Diseases, provides an update on Long Covid Syndrome. Dr. Kohli begins by discussing what is believed to be the pathophysiology of long Covid, including the immunology behind the long manifestations of the disorder. She then breaks down the specific features of long Covid syndrome by organ system, including respiratory, cardiovascular, hematologic, CNS, renal, and GI manifestations. She then discusses specific treatments for long Covid, including proactive strategies as well as some of the debunked treatments that continue to be used by some communities outside of mainstream medicine. Other treatments are also discussed, including antibiotics, monoclonal antibodies, and SSRIs.

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