Now, gangrene risk for some Covid-19 patients, Dr. U Vasudeva Rao, Vascular surgeon, Manipal Hospitals, Jayanagar.
A delay in getting treatment for ischemia led to the amputation of limbs of a Covid-19 survivor in his late 50’s as gangrene had set in. The problem of ischemia is serious enough, but in the case of one senior citizen who was diagnosed with Covid-19 on September 1, its appearance concealed something more sinister, said Dr. U Vasudeva Rao, Vascular surgeon, Manipal Hospitals, Jayanagar.
Covid positive? Consult doctor, don't panic and rush for Oxygen, ICU - Dr Justin A Gopaldas, Consultant, Critical care medicine, Manipal hospitals, Jayanagar..
A patient who needs hospitalisation is likely to need oxygen in the near future. The need for oxygen is determined by a number of factors. If they have a cold, cough or fever but have oxygen levels of 99% in the beginning, which later decreases to 94.96% ,It indicates a downward trajectory, said Dr Justin A Gopaldas, Consultant, Critical care medicine, Manipal hospitals, Jayanagar.
Post Covid Syndrome, problems after recovery from Covid Infection - Dr Aravinda GM, Internal Medicine - Consultant Physician, Manipal Hospitals, Jayanagar.
The long term symptoms that patients face post Covid include difficulty in breathing, chest pain, palpitations, giddiness, weakness, decreased food intake, lot of mental stress, anxiety, depression, said Dr Aravinda GM, Internal Medicine - Consultant Physician, Manipal Hospitals, Jayanagar.
Coverage Update: Covid-19 wards almost full in major B'luru hospitals - Manipal Hospitals
Covid wards in major hospitals in the city are nearly full, despite 80% of the cases in the second wave are asymptomatic. At four of our centres in the city, 20% of beds are kept for Covid cases said Manipal Hospitals.
Coverage Update: 2nd wave catches 'em young, 20 - 39 age group at risk - Dr Aravinda G M, Consultant - Internal Medicine, Manipal Hospitals, Jayanagar.
There is an estimated 10 - 20% rise in patients aged 20-30 years due to increased movement in people of that age. Many have gastrointestinal symptoms. People should start being cautious as cases are spiking.The spread of infection is also higher, said Dr Aravinda G M, Consultant - Internal Medicine, Manipal Hospitals, Jayanagar.