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Lianhe Zaobao quoted Prof Paul Tambyah, Senior Consultant, National University Hospital ,Division of Infectious Diseases, who said that it is generally recommended that people who have recovered from long-term COVID-19 symptoms receive symptomatic treatment, such as cough medicines or bronchodilators for chronic cough. He also encouraged them to enjoy the sun instead of staying at home as long as they comply with safety measures.
The article also quoted Dr Alvin Wang, Consultant, Infectious Diseases, Ng Teng Fong General Hospital, who pointed out that not all symptoms might be related to long COVID. For example, problems concentrating, memory issues or sleeping problems could also be features of depression. He recommended that COVID-19 survivors who experience persistent symptoms seek medical evaluation from a trained healthcare professional. In general, COVID-19 survivors should balance their daily activities with their symptoms and take more frequent rests if necessary, to avoid exhaustion.NUH in the NewsNUHS in the NewsNTFGH in the News