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Covid and low oxygen

Hi I got covid and when I lay down my oxygen has been low on my back t0 91 and 92
Covid negative went to urgent care chedt xrsy no pneumonia went to sdtms doc 3rd in haler another steroid does not seem to be working fir 4 days did anyone else exp this with covid and asthma

  1. Hi , and thanks for your post. While I am hopeful others in the community will see your post and read about your concerns, I have something to contribute as well.
    It can be frustrating to be receiving treatment for both COVID and asthma and not seeing any significant improvement or results - I hear you!
    You may be aware that for some folks with a diagnosis of COVID, they also experience a sequel of medical events which has been termed Long COVID.
    I thought you might find it helpful to read more about this aspect of the recent pandemic and how it can be related to asthma.
    Perhaps you will begin by looking over this material which covers the use of oxygen therapy: https://asthma.net/living/overnight-oxygen.
    Next, you'll want to read this article, which focuses on lung problems after COVID: https://asthma.net/living/lung-problems-after-covid.
    I do hope you find the information is helpful in a practical way.
    All the best,
    Leon L (author/moderator asthma.net)

    1. Hi. I see you received a response from my colleague Leon above. Have you had a chance to review the literature he suggested? I personally can empathize with you, as I have experienced COVID with my asthma twice now. And, it seems that when COVID grips my asthmatic lungs, it seems to be more stubborn that your typical respiratory virus. Each time I have had it I have had to take two or three bursts or rounds of steroids to get to feeling better -- as opposed to the one burst when I get a regular cold. At the present time, it has been 3 weeks since I was diagnosed with COVID and I am still feeling some congestion in my chest and still coughing --- although overall I am feeling much better. How are you feeling today? Any better?

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