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I've been unwell with the virus for over 9 weeks. I am in my 30s with no underlying health conditions. I have had so many different symptoms at different stages; sore throat, fever, nausea, diarrhoea, gastric issues such as feeling like food is coming up my oesophagus, dry throat, intense upper back pain, weakness, muscle pain in my arms, neck pain, fast heart rate, sensations in left side of my face, breathlessness which is not severe but feels like I can't get a deep breath in, pins and needles in my hands, what feels like pain in my bone in my lower leg, stinging and teary eyes, headaches, stomach pain....
The first 3 weeks were probably the worst as I was unable to get out of bed, week 4 saw a marked improvement and I thought I was recovering with nearly all symptoms disappearing save for some gastric issues but then in week 5 I started to relapse. I had pain in my back again and new symptoms of muscle pain in my arms, pain in my joints and a lot of tension in my upper body. I have tested negative for the virus twice now in weeks 5 and 6. I am over 9 weeks into the virus and am still suffering from muscle pain, breathlessness that feels like I can't get a deep breath in, gastric issues and stinging and teary eyes. All bloods and oxygen sats have been normal. Has anyone out there had similar for this length of time or longer? I am also confused about testing negative for the virus while presenting new symptoms. I've been told I'm not infectious any more so have been trying to take walks outside. I am trying to be as active as I can, some days are better some are worse. I am trying very hard to get better and am eating well even if I find it difficult. I feel there's a whole community out there of people like me that need guidance for prolonged symptoms but there is no advice from the health professionals and it is very unnerving.
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