6th wave of COVID-19 It’s reaching a tipping point in the season: the arrival of winter, which is already dropping below freezing temperatures in various parts of the country.
Given the rise in cases, remember that you should be aware of the symptoms of possible exposure to the SARS-CoV-2 virus. If you don’t remember them, most often occur fever, cough and fatigueAlthough they may also appear:
- shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
- muscle pain
- shaking chills
- sore throat
- Pain in chest
What are ‘Covid fingers’?
However, the advancement of COVID brings new mutations or strains, such as ‘Xibalbá’ or ‘Hound of hell’, Which in turn can cause new symptoms.
According to Mayo ClinicOne of these new signs of being infected with the SARS-CoV-2 virus are ‘Covid fingers’, a sample of how the pandemic can affect our skin.
The presence of ‘Covid fingers’ includes a rash covered with small bumps, as well as discolored areas on the fingers and toes. One may face blisters or very painful itching when suffering from this symptom.
This symptom, which can also affect the hands, wrists and ankles, is more common in children and young adultsAccording to the Institute of Health.
The Mayo Clinic notes that ‘Covid fingers’ may be accompanied by a small amount of pus. symptoms, he warns, can Lasts from 10 days to months.
What are the other unusual symptoms of COVID?
institute quotes confusion or delirium As one of them, pointing out that this is sometimes the only sign that an older person has been infected with the SARS-CoV-2 virus.
“This symptom is associated with an increased risk of adverse outcomes, including death,” he warned.
According to the clinic, another unusual symptom of COVID infection is eye problems, which can range from conjunctivitis to sensitivity to light and burning or itching in the eyes.