Now COVID Toes Among New Symptoms of Coronavirus as Possible Early Signs of The Disease
Even as the Coronavirus shows no sign of abetting in the US and Europe, doctors are discovering more and more confirmed but unusual symptoms of the disease. The most common symptoms are of course shortness of breath and dry cough. Recently though doctors have even found a more fatal symptom such as blood clots in the lungs which is turning out to be one of the main reasons for fatalities. But besides that COVID-19 is also showing new symptoms including that of COVID toes experienced in children.
1New symptoms of the coronavirus are being detected
Some of the new symptoms of the coronavirus are turning out to be conjunctivitis or pink eye, skin rash digestion problems and diarrhea. But now a new symptom has surfaced and mostly in children being called Covid-toes that is being studied by dermatologists and which manifests as a skin infection in the toes area.
2COVID toes are being observed in children and teens
The concern about new symptoms was made public by a press release issued by the General Council of Official Colleges of Podiatrists in Spain. Podiatrists were finding more and more cases of sick people who turned out mainly children and young people mainly suffering from lesions on the feet. The patients tested positive of Covid-19 even when other symptoms of Covid-19 was absent or before they appeared. The virus is well and truly baffling doctors and scientists worldwide and keeps manifesting as different symptoms the moment one aspect of it is found.
3Weird purple colored lesions appearing on toes
Dermatologists describe the lesions as purple-colored and occurring around the tips of toes. However, they have been healing without leaving any marks or scars. The marks have been compared to those left by chickenpox, measles, or pernio which are small lesions that can appear from being exposed to cold temperatures.