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Atypical Findings in COVID-19

In disturbing news, some new and alarming symptoms have been found in patients who have later been diagnosed with COVID-19. Here are 4 of them.

Bruising and lesions on the feet could be a sign of coronavirus, doctors in Spain suspect.*

Patients with either purple chickenpox or chilblain-like marks on their toes have tested positive for the killer infection. ‘Numerous cases’ have been reported in Spain as well as Italy and France, as the disease continues to rage across Europe.*

Typically, the SARS-CoV-2 virus causes a persistent cough and fever.   But recently studies have alerted diarrhoea, skin marks, testicular pain and a loss of taste and smell as ‘atypical’ signs.* 

A large number of people who contract COVID-19 also experience headaches and dizziness, according to a study in China.*

Want to read up more on COVID-19, it’s risk for obese patients or whether you should be wearing a mask? See earlier related articles here…

COVID-19: The Obese at Risk

Obesity & COVID-19

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