While less common, COVID-19 can affect your skin. COVID toes and fingers refer to rashes and discoloration on the toes and fingers of people infected with the virus. Read more: What Are COVID Toes and Fingers? Article
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What Is Considered to Be Fever for COVID-19?
A body temperature of 100.4 degrees F or higher is generally seen in people with COVID-19, although not everyone who is infected with the virus will develop a fever.
Is Fever a Symptom of COVID-19?
Fever is a symptom of COVID-19, although not everyone presents with fever. Learn about other COVID-19 symptoms and what to do if you are infected.
COVID-19 (Coronavirus, 2019-nCoV)
Infection with COVID-19 (2019 novel coronavirus, 2019-nCoV) causes respiratory problems in humans. Transmission of COVID-19 occurs mainly through contact with respiratory sections from an infected person, however, fecal contamination may also spread the virus. Symptoms start off flu-like and progress to coughing, fever, shortness of breath, shaking chills, headache, loss of sense of taste and/or smell, muscle pain, and sore throat. Treatment focuses on supportive care and symptom relief. COVID-19 vaccines are available.
Does COVID-19 Have an Effect on Your Skin?
COVID-19 can affect the skin with symptoms known as cutaneous manifestations that result in bumps, rashes, papules, and more.
Is COVID-19 Life-Threatening?
Most people infected with COVID-19 experience mild to moderate respiratory symptoms and recover without special medical treatment. However, the virus is much more life-threatening to older people and those with underlying medical problems.
Which Type of Diabetes Is Worse for COVID?
COVID-19, the disease caused by the SARS-CoV-2 virus, is a mild illness in most people. People with type 1 diabetes have 3.5 times the risk of dying compared to people without diabetes and people with type 2 diabetes have double the mortality risk with this viral infection.
Are Pregnant Women at Higher Risk With COVID-19?
Your body undergoes significant physiological, mechanical, and immunologic changes during pregnancy. You're not more likely to get COVID-19 because you're pregnant.
Does COVID-19 Affect My Heart?
As per the American Heart Association, COVID-19 may have a long-term effect on the heart. Having a heart condition doesn't make a person more likely to catch COVID-19, but an individual with heart disease or a serious heart condition is more likely to become severely ill from COVID-19 and has a higher risk of death.
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