Long COVID symptoms can linger for up to six months, says new study

The largest global study of “Long COVID” concluded that many patients experience COVID-19 symptoms for at least six months after the initial infection with the novel coronavirus. Some of the patients surveyed were unable to return to work for weeks or months and had to take more time off to recover. The scientists said the…Continue Reading

New coronavirus symptoms were just discovered that could be early warning signs

Researchers at the University of Barcelona found that a range of nasal issues can be an early indication of a coronavirus infection. Some coronavirus patients involved in the study experienced nasal dryness while others felt a strange sensation inside their nasal cavity. A new study carried out by researchers at the University of Barcelona found…Continue Reading

‘But I don’t have symptoms’: Councillors go door to door encouraging people to get tested

In a global pandemic, it doesn’t get much more local than this. Abdul Qadir, Nathalie Nicholas and Calvin Smeda are Liverpool City Councillors. Today, we followed them as they went street by street, door by door, trying to encourage people living in their ward to go and get a COVID-19 test.”People will say ‘I don’t have…Continue Reading

If you have these 2 symptoms, it could be severe COVID-19 so call your doctor immediately

A new study has shed light on which early coronavirus symptoms increase the likelihood that a patient will endure lingering symptoms for months after the initial diagnosis. Patients with lingering COVID-19 symptoms have been called ‘long haulers.’ Some common symptoms that do not go away with time include fatigue, a loss of taste and smell,…Continue Reading

COVID-19 Symptoms Can Linger for Months

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Clinicians and researchers have focused on the acute phase of COVID-19 infection, but it’s increasingly clear that some recovered patients discharged from acute care need continued monitoring for long-lasting effects, a study has found. In a research letter published online July…Continue Reading

Joint Pain Symptoms

DefinitionJoint pain can be discomfort, pain, or inflammation arising from any part of a joint—including cartilage, bone, ligaments, tendons, or muscles. Most commonly, however, joint pain refers to arthritis or arthralgia, which is inflammation or pain from within the joint itself.Joint pain can be mild, causing soreness only after certain activities, or it can be…Continue Reading

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. There are at least five dermatologic patterns in patients who are suspected or confirmed of having COVID-19, and the knowledge base continues to evolve, according to Christine Ko, MD. Dr Christine Ko “Things are very fluid,” Dr. Ko, professor of dermatology…Continue Reading