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Health & Fit The One Worrying Sign You've Had Coronavirus

15:57  29 july  2020
15:57  29 july  2020 Source:   eatthis.com

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Fever, dry cough, body aches— you ' ve heard of all the main symptoms of coronavirus . Add a new one to the list, for those who have had it for more than a few weeks: hair loss. "While the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention doesn't recognize hair loss as a symptom of COVID-19, more than 27% of at least 1,100 poll respondents in the Survivor Corps Facebook group reported hair loss," reports USA Today.

Gallery: 5 Sure Signs You ' ve Had Coronavirus (ETNT Health). "Moreover, the research found that patients mildly affected can have long-term pulmonary damage while those who were in serious condition do not necessarily report similar difficulties," reports i24. Prof Gabriel Izbicki, director of the Pulmonary Institute and initiator of the research, said that "among the symptoms we examined, we found a general weakness in most subjects, complaints of coughing and/or shortness of breath, the occurrence of fibrosis/pulmonary embolism, obstruction, and suspected pulmonary hypertension."

Fever, dry cough, body aches—you've heard of all the main symptoms of coronavirus. Add a new one to the list, for those who have had it for more than a few weeks: hair loss.

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"While the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention doesn't recognize hair loss as a symptom of COVID-19, more than 27% of at least 1,100 poll respondents in the Survivor Corps Facebook group reported hair loss," reports USA Today. "Dr. Michele S. Green, a dermatologist at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City, said there's been an influx of patients seeking treatment for hair loss during quarantine and after she reopened her office. 'Patients have literally come in with bags of hair looking like a full head of hair was in the bag," she said. "They all have similar stories. That they were extremely sick with high fevers and have never been that sick in their entire lives.'"

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Now, a study out of Jerusalem has discovered something everyone should know: 50% of coronavirus patients experience general weakness after fighting the virus, no matter how bad it was."At least half of coronavirus patients continue to suffer from general weakness and breathing difficulties at least weeks and possibly months after recovery, preliminary results of an Israeli research show," reports i24. "We welcome any Israel-based COVID-19 patients who have been treated and released either in a hospital or in a ' coronavirus hotel' to participate in the study," Izbicki said. "The earlier on in your

With all the talk of coronavirus cases and deaths, some of the in-between cases tend to be underreported—until now. Researchers interviewed 219 patients we were hospitalized with coronavirus and then discharged and found "most patients requiring hospitalization for COVID-19 had Here are the symptoms the patients had , ranked from least common to most common. Read on, and to keep yourself and others safe during this pandemic, don't miss this essential list of All the Sure Signs You ' ve Already Had Coronavirus .1 20% of Patients Surveyed Experienced Hair Loss…and 20

Stress is a Factor

Patients aren't losing hair directly because of the virus, doctors hypothesize. Instead, the body is in shock fighting the virus, and this creates a stress reaction or puts the immune system into overdrive. The clinical term is Telogen effluvium. "TE first appears as a thinning of hair on the scalp," reports Healthline. "This thinning may be limited to one area or appear all over. If it does thin in multiple places, you may find that some areas are affected more than others. It affects the top of the scalp most often. Rarely will TE cause your hairline to recede. It's also unlikely that you'll lose all of your hair. In some severe cases, TE can cause hair in other areas to fall out."

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Could you have had COVID-19 and not even realized it? Possibly. "The majority of people who contract the coronavirus will experience mild symptoms, the most common being a high temperature and a new, dry and continuous cough. A smaller percentage of people will experience more severe However, because the coronavirus actually has a spectrum of symptoms—some so mild they are barely noticeable or easily confused with something else—it can go unnoticed or undiagnosed. Read on to discover the 21 subtle signs you ' ve already had coronavirus , and to ensure your health and the

People with COVID-19 have had a wide range of symptoms reported – ranging from mild symptoms to severe illness. Symptoms may appear 2-14 days after exposure to the virus. COVID-19 is caused by infection with a new coronavirus (called SARS-CoV-2), and flu is caused by infection with influenza viruses. COVID-19 seems to spread more easily than flu and causes more serious illnesses in some people. It can also take longer before people show symptoms and people can be contagious for longer.

You Are Not Alone

If this is happening to you, you are not alone. Stories are popping up everywhere. "Since getting COVID-19 in March, Juli Fisher, a travel nurse who was caring for COVID patients in an assisted living facility, has dealt with a long list of crippling symptoms herself," reports WebMD. "Most were ones she expected because they were in line with well-known symptoms. But one was more surprising to her when it emerged several weeks into her illness—hair loss."

"I started noticing gobs of hair coming out when I took a shower. At first I thought it was that I was using a cheaper shampoo, but it soon became obvious, as more and more came out, that this was something else," she told the website. "Once she joined a Facebook group for other 'Long Haulers'—people whose symptoms aren't going away after a few weeks—she realized she wasn't alone—'When I saw others had it, I realized, oh, this is COVID-related, too.'"

As for yourself, if you are experience hair loss, accompanied by a long illness, contact your medical professional. And do everything you can to prevent getting—and spreading—COVID-19 in the first place: Mask up, get tested if you think you have coronavirus, avoid crowds (and bars, and house parties), practice social distancing, only run essential errands, wash your hands regularly, disinfect frequently touched surfaces, and to get through this pandemic at your healthiest, don't miss these 37 Places You're Most Likely to Catch Coronavirus.

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