A 21-year-old female asked:
Its day 15 since my covid symptoms, im done with quarantine. once covid is gone, are the complications that come with it also gone? i had mild covid pneumonia and took dexamethasone for it, i want to know that im okay now. x ray will take days?
2 doctor answers • 3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Hunter Handsfieldanswered
Infectious Disease 55 years experience
Nice to hear you're recovering nicely! At this point, no dangerous complications will occur. There could still be risk of "long covid", but probably not if you're feeling well and have normal energy, appetite, and mental functioning. It could take several weeks for chest xray abnormalities to clear, but that doesn't matter if you are breathing normally.
Reviewed Dec 24, 2021
Dr. Harold Fieldsanswered
Family Medicine 63 years experience
Complications take longer to resolve and patients still have problems with taste months after . Good Luck
Answered Dec 24, 2021
Last updated Dec 24, 2021
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