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Symptoms of Long Covid

Discussion in 'Diabetes Discussions' started by kvetiny, Apr 11, 2021.

  1. kvetiny

    kvetiny Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Does anyone has symptoms of Long Covid?
    Since I caught covid I've had throbbing achy legs. Knee joint pain. Numb feet which sometimes really hurt when walking.

    I thought it was Diabetes related perhaps Neuropathy. Just dawned on me I've had these symptoms since catching Covid and symptoms seem to be getting worse.
     
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    Goonergal Type 2 · Moderator
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  3. Lamont D

    Lamont D Reactive hypoglycemia · Master

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    I'm tagging @zand, she has long a list of issues after covid.
     
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  4. zand

    zand Type 2 · Expert

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    Yes I had the throbbing legs in the first few months after Covid. Can't say my knees are any worse than they were before but my hips certainly are. Most of my other symptoms are in the thread quoted by Goonergal above.
    Sorry this is a short reply, so tired, can't think properly, my bedtime I think. Oh, and disturbed sleep is one of my bigger post covid problems.
    How long is it since you had Covid?
     
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  5. kvetiny

    kvetiny Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    I had covid beginning of December.
     
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  6. zand

    zand Type 2 · Expert

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    Then I reckon it's early days for you and yes, possibly those pains are down to long covid.
     
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    lucylocket61 Type 2 · Expert

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    It may be good to get checked out by a GP as you could have tiny blood clots, or anything. Even if it is long covid, the GP needs to know.
     
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    kvetiny Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Seeing the doctor Wednesday. Probably just end up with pain relief then get sent on my way.
     
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    kvetiny Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Doctors don't think it's long covid. They don't know enough to diagnose long covid. Been referred for tests on my legs and feet, they are thinking it's neuropathy. Was prescribed gabapentin .
     
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