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Can covid19 cause myocardial infaraction and other heart problems?

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I have seen in recent reports locally as well as globally that there were covid19 patients who passed away but due to reasons not relating to Covid. Some due to myocardial infaraction and other heart related problems. Since the Sars-cov2 is a coronavirus, just like a cold virus, is there any possibility that it can cause myocarditis/endocarditis, resulting in 'sudden deaths'? Can there also be possibilities that this virus c an stress the heart in its function to pump and supply blood and oxygen  to other parts of the organs, so much so that it actually causes the heart to 'overwork' in those with pre existing illnesses such as myocardial infaractions? Can the virus also cause neurological deficits or infections such as meningitis, resulting in deaths but not directly linked to the virus itself?
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Dr. Mst S S S
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@BusinessJing  thanks for your question again. Critically ill patient can develop anytime any complications by secondary infections also.https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7152411/

SERS COV 2 does not cause directly meningitis, endocarditis but after attacking of this virus when immune system doesn’t work properly ,the patient may develop other complications by others micro-organism and can develop above mentioned complications.
When the virus enters someone’s cell through nostrils or inhalation ,cytokine release and develop alveoli oedema in periphery of lungs and can cause pneumonia.Patient develops breathlessness.
But some drugs need to treat the COVID 19 patient to prevent secondary infection(azithromycin,fexofenadin, hydroxyichloroquine) have some side effect of QT prolongation of heart and chance of myocardial infarction.that is why during under treatment of COVID 19 patient ECG should be routine check up. Singapore Government is very cooperative and treatment facilities is high standard comparative others country.
In late stage of COVID 19 patient who are in critically ill they may develop any complications at any time and can develop organ failure finally death.
Stay home and stay blessed. Because this is deadly virus and spread very rapidly.
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Dr. Dinesh G
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Hi @BusinessJing interesting question! Agreed with Dr. Mst Shabnam Shaila S as well that the virus, its complications, as well as its potential treatments, all could independently lead to myocardial infarction and some of these other problems.

Ultimately, prevention is better than cure, and it is also the best way to address this virus. This involves measures to limit spread such as personal hygiene, social distancing and wearing of masks. Hope this helps, take care and stay safe!
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Thanks a lot Dr. Dinesh G  for your valuable opinion.Keep in touch.
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