According to information from the American Journal of Emergency Medicine, hiccups are among the new symptoms observed in patients with the new coronavirus. The study reports a 62-year-old man, severely ill, who suffered from persistent hiccups. This symptom has also been observed in other patients and is thought to be the consequence of the virus damage to the lungs.
Rash and itching
Rashes and itching are symptoms that were observed in a few patients at the start of the pandemic. They now seem to be becoming more common, according to a King’s College study.
While there has not yet been a scientific study demonstrating the phenomenon, some long-term Covid-19 patients seem to be suffering from hair loss. In any case, this is what doctors at the Cleveland hospital in the United States have found.
The American actress Alyssa Milano had also explained to suffer from this symptom in a video posted on Instagram.
Inflammation of the thyroid
Last symptom identified this time by The Lancet, inflammation of the thyroid in some patients. According to researchers at Cardiff University, it may be more common than currently thought. This has been confirmed by Italian scientists who estimate that this problem affects around 20% of those infected.