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People who have recovered from Kovid due to Air Pollution are more at risk, doctors said – it is very important to save the lungs

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Pollution can cause asthma attacks in people who have recovered from Kovid.
Pollution can also cause breathing problems to lung failure.

Air Pollution Health Effects: At present, the havoc of air pollution is being seen in Delhi-NCR. The air quality of the capital has reached a critical condition and the air quality index has reached 600 in some places. These people are facing health problems due to the poisonous air. People recovering from moderate and severe Kovid-19 are in dire need to avoid pollution. Doctors are advising such people not to go out of the house, use air purifiers and work from home. He also says that if possible, people should move away from Delhi-NCR for a few days.

People are facing these problems due to Air Pollution

Due to deteriorating air quality, people are facing many problems including fluctuating oxygen saturation (SpO2), lung problems, excessive cough, asthma attack, lung failure. Dr. Ravi Shankar Jha, Director, Department of Pulmonology, Fortis Escort Hospital, Faridabad According to the people who have been hit by Covid-19 before, they are more at risk than air pollution. Pollution reduces the immunity of our lungs and in such a situation, if there is an infection in the lungs, then the condition can become serious. After Kovid, the reserve in the lungs has decreased and due to this people may have respiratory failure.

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Increased risk of asthma attack

Dr. Ravi Shankar Jha says that in clinical practice it has been seen that covid infection has unmasked asthma in people. If such people come in contact with pollution then they may get an asthma attack. of Delhi Dr. Rajesh Chawla, Senior Consultant, Department of Pulmonology, Indraprastha Apollo Hospital It is said that after corona, a cough variant of asthma has been seen in some patients. In this, the patients do not hear the sound of wheezing but there is a lot of cough.

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Strong medicine has to be resorted to

of New Delhi Dr. Animesh Arya, Head, Department of Pulmonology and Respiratory Medicine, Shri Balaji Action Medical Institute According to this, due to air pollution, such people are having trouble in breathing, lung problem, cough and throat problem, who have been victims of Kovid-19 earlier. In such patients, the immediate effect of normal medicine is not visible and it is taking a lot of time. In such a condition, doctors are giving strong medicine. Earlier such patients were cured with medicines in 4 to 5 days, but now it is taking more than 1 week.

How to avoid these problems?

Located in Vaishali, New Delhi Dr. Mayank Saxena, Senior Consultant, Technology Department, Max Super Specialty Hospital According to this, home remedies or anti-allergies are not effective in case of cough. In such condition inhaler and nebulization are required. People who have recovered from moderate or severe Kovid should stay indoors. Air purifier should be used and if possible move to a clean air place outside Delhi NCR. If breathing is a problem, HEPA filters and non-ionizing air purifiers can be fitted according to the size of the room.

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