Q. I had COVID four months ago. I did not need hospitalization, and the symptoms disappeared in about one week. However, I have been feeling short of breath since then. Is this from COVID or something else?
A. When considering what might have caused your shortness of breath, I like to consider four general categories: a lung issue, a heart problem, anemia (low red blood cell count), and deconditioning.
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