London: A man in UK who recently recovered from covid-19 has lost his hearing in one year. The 45 year old man who has asthma was admitted in the ICU and on ventilator support after complaining of breathing problems. The man was suffering from Covid-19 symptoms for ten days earlier after which he was shifted to the hospital for 30 days.
The man was treated with remdesivir as doctors carried out blood transfusion on the patient after which he started showing signs of recovery.
The man later recovered and left the hospital. However, a week later he noticed ringing in hisleft ear which led to hearing loss, reports said.
The doctors were unable to ascertain the exact cause of his hearing loss. He was alter administered steroids, a practice commonly used for those who sudenly lose their hearing, however, according to reports it was partially restored but it could not become normal.