Dr. Vladimir Polybuk, an immunologist and allergy specialist, announced that it is not excluded that people with a mild form of “Covid-19” may develop problems with blood clotting.
In an interview with Radio “Sputnik”, the specialist indicates that the majority of patients who were infected with the “Omicron” mutation had a mild course of the disease. However, it is not excluded that they may develop problems in the blood clotting process. Because “Omicron”, like other variants of the emerging coronavirus, can damage blood vessels.
He says, “The mild form of infection with the emerging coronavirus, which is often caused by the “Omicron” mutant, does not mean that everything after recovering from the disease will be fine and without complications. Because this mutant, like other variants of the emerging coronavirus, causes serious and dangerous changes in the body. The inner lining of the blood vessels.
He adds, “After recovery from the disease, low body temperature and the disappearance of symptoms of acute respiratory viral infection, complications may begin. Therefore, we must remember that the emerging coronavirus threatens blood clots. The older a person is, the more likely he will develop a blood clot. And the poor condition of the arteries and veins. .
There are signs that indicate a possible blood clot.
“You should watch out for symptoms such as sudden pain in the arm or leg, muscle spasms, swollen feet and the appearance of a venous network,” he says.
He adds, the cough that appears after recovery from “Covid-19” can be a sign of a pulmonary embolism, and the emerging coronavirus causes visual impairment.
He says, “thrombosis appears in the retina, and the person often complains of eye pain and blurred vision. This was a common symptom in people with the “delta” variant. It was noted that this problem also appears when the “Omicron” mutant is infected.