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Here doctor. So my niece who is 18 yo female also had covid

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Here doctor. So my niece who is 18 yo female also had covid last month. But she didnt have covid pneumonia and she's also having a a fast heartbeat and having a difficult time in spirometer as she can only reach 1000ML. What could be the reason behind this?
Submitted: 10 days ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 10 days ago.

Hi again

Why was she given the incentive apirometer?

Customer: replied 10 days ago.
No doctor. She's just trying it.
Customer: replied 10 days ago.
Was this because of covid still?
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 10 days ago.

What symptoms did she have with the covid?

Customer: replied 10 days ago.
Just that doctor and no taste and smell
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 10 days ago.

Just what?

Customer: replied 10 days ago.
Fast heartbeat, palpitations
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 10 days ago.

Right now does she have any shortness of breath or wheezing?

Customer: replied 10 days ago.
None doctor
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 10 days ago.

Does she know how to use the spirometer?

Customer: replied 10 days ago.
doctor. She tried several times
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 10 days ago.

Hard to say why she's having difficulty

Probably she just isn't doing it properly

Customer: replied 10 days ago.
Okay doctor. But possible her lungs are still inflamed from covid too?
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 10 days ago.

If they were she'd have shortness of breath and wheezing

Customer: replied 10 days ago.
Isn't this long covid doctor?
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 10 days ago.

No it's not