Covid-19 Long Hauler 
Immunology Map

In some individuals who have had COVID-19, health problems linger long after the acute infection is over, referred to as COVID long haul and sometimes Post-COVID Syndrome.

The immunology map below depicts the numerous ways that a COVID-19 infection can cause long-term health issues.
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COVID-19 Long-haul symptoms can occur in various parts of your body. According to the CDC, the most common ongoing health problems are:

  • Fatigue

  • Cough

  • Shortness of breath

  • Chest pain

  • Rapid heart rate

  • Brain fog

  • Headache

  • Difficulty concentrating

  • Joint pain

  • Muscle pain

  • Stomach pain

  • Diarrhea

  • Depression and other mental health issues

  • Skin rash

  • Intermittent fever

  • Sensation of pins & needles

  • Change in taste or smell

  • Change in menstrual cycle

  • Worsening of symptoms after physical or mental exertion

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Credit: Int J Gen Med. 2021; 14: 2491–2506

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