Purplish Lesions On Feet Could Be Sign Of Virus, Say Dermatologists
Dermatologists say looking at a person’s feet may be a handy way of seeing if someone has the coronavirus.
It seems that many otherwise asymptomatic people are reporting the presence of painful purplish lesions on their toes.
The so-called “COVID toes” are “typically painful to touch and could have a hot burning sensation,” Dr. Ebbing Lautenbach, chief of infectious disease at the University of Pennsylvania’s School of Medicine, told USA Today. “This is a manifestation that occurs early on in the disease, meaning you have this first, then you progress. Sometimes this might be your first clue that they have COVID when they don’t have any other symptoms.”
Lautenbach said for some people, “COVID toes” disappear without showing up with any other symptoms after a week or so, while others come down …continued .
[Source: Huffington Post]