“I never thought, at the age of 21, I would be on the verge of death,” he said.
At first, the infection looks like either flu or flu colds, he said, and the symptoms lasted for several days.
“About a week and a half, two weeks later, I started to feel bad,” he said.
Rollyson said that he went to the emergency room with one Fever 103.4 degrees and Doctors run a number of tests including chest X-rays and CT scans to find the root of the problem. Things are back to being clear, he said, but within 48 hours Rollyson was at ICU.
“That’s when things started to stop working,” he said. “In two days, my body collapsed rapidly.”
The young man’s unpleasant experience suggests a point that health experts have emphasized when it comes to coronavirus in younger groups of people. While many people seem to go through the infectious process without symptoms, there is no information yet on how each individual will respond to the virus.
Rollyson said the doctors told him that his body went into hyperactivity when trying to fight the coronavirus before he suffered heart failure, acute respiratory failure and severe sepsis. Rollyson’s heart rate is still being monitored weeks after his recovery and he is still on his blood pressure medication. He said that the doctors had told him that the drug would probably continue for at least another year.
“It almost took my life a month ago,” he said. “So it’s not something to joke about. Just be safe, wear a mask, wash your hands.”
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