Schimpff MD, MACP: Long Covid is Common After Mild Covid-19 Infection | Medium.com

By Stephen Schimpff MD, MACP| Stephen Schimpff MD, MACP Quasi-retired physician, academic medical center CEO, professor & researcher. Author of 6 health & wellness books. https://megamedicaltrends.com/

March 29, 2022

“I was vaccinated but developed a Covid infection shortly before being eligible for a booster shot. I had a fever and fatigue which lasted for about a week. Labeled by the doctor as “mild,” I felt awful and would not wish it on anyone. But because of persistent fatigue, I had to take a leave of absence from my work as an accountant for nearly 3 months. The fatigue was intense and with it came brain fog. I just couldn’t do any serious thinking; certainly nothing with numbers. Even now, eight months later, I still am not fully recovered. The most frustrating aspect at the beginning was my doctor not paying attention, not believing that I felt as lousy as I did, and not appreciating the depth of my incapacity.”

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