Coronavirus UK update: Latest symptoms include hair loss


Highly infectious mutations of coronavirus have been inflicting chaos throughout the globe, driving up the charges of hospitalisations as they sweep by populations. Although they aren’t presently recognized to trigger distinct symptoms, their transmissibility has brought about a surge in symptomatic circumstances. This has positioned renewed concentrate on the huge warning indicators of COVID-19. Reports proceed to broaden {the catalogue} of doable warning indicators linked to the virus, which incorporates hair loss.

Reports proceed to broaden {the catalogue} of doable warning indicators linked to the virus.

One lady’s testimony has introduced a lesser-known symptom to folks’s consideration – hair loss.

Abby Read, 45, developed the peculiar symptom after after her two daughters, who she lives with, examined optimistic for COVID-19.

Back then routine checks weren’t accessible, particularly for individuals who didn’t develop widespread symptoms.

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“I have long hair which I couldn’t wear down anymore. I had to style my hair in way to disguise the bald patches.

“I had not heard of it being a Covid symptom, however after I did some analysis on-line I learn a report that stated 22 per cent of ladies who’ve Covid undergo hair loss.”

After consulting her physician, Abby was prescribed topical corticosteroids – anti-inflammatory drugs used to deal with hair loss.

It wasn’t till six months later that her began to slowly develop again once more.

Additional reporting by Devon Live’s Anita Merritt.