Sypmtoms of SARS COV2 persist even after Negative RT PCR.

27 year old male with a h/o Bronchial Asthma and Hypertension, BMI: 25.7, presented with dyspnea and chest tightness. H/o loose stools and fever three days back. At present no fever. No loose stools. Spo2 :80% at room air temperature Dexamethasone 6mg OD daily Nebulisation with Asthalin Tab.Deriphyllin OD given Spo2 improved , now 93-95% at room air. RT -PCR for SARS COV2: "NEGATIVE"

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Pt is kco of bronchial asthma and hypertension Dysponea and chest tightness with sp02 80% suggest pt is hypoxic needs ventilatory support better intubation Compensate electrolyte imbalance Broadspectrum antibiotics inj Ceftriaxozone Though rt pcr may be negative at present but appears to be covid case

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Dear doctor. As per GINA guidelines always initiate treatment with Inhaled corticosteroid + SABA/LABA in Asthma. This will prevent serious exacerbations in future.