COVID-19 inflammation results in urine cytokine elevation and causes COVID-19 associated cystitis (CAC)

Authrs: Laura E Lamb 1, Nivedita Dhar 2, Ryan Timar 3, Melissa Wills 3, Sorabh Dhar 4 PMID: 33213997PMCID: PMC7644255DOI: 10.1016/j.mehy.2020.110375 Abstract Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) causes a wide range of symptoms, including several unexpected symptoms such as loss of taste, skin changes, and eye problems. We recently observed patients with documented COVID-19 develop de novo severe genitourinary symptoms, most notably urinary frequency of ≥ 13 episodes/24 […]

Long COVID and COVID-19-associated Cystitis (CAC)

Authors: Laura E. Lamb,1,2Ryan Timar,3Melissa Wills,3Sorabh Dhar,3,4,5Steve M. Lucas,3Dragana Komnenov,3,4Michael B. Chancellor,1,2 and Nivedita Dhar4,5 doi: 10.1007/s11255-021-03030-2PMCID: PMC8597545PMID: 34787782 Abstract Purpose There is scarce literature regarding genitourinary symptoms in COVID-19, especially post-acute disease otherwise known as Long COVID. We identified recovered COVID-19 patients presenting with new or worsening overactive bladder symptoms, known as COVID-19-associated cystitis (CAC). Methods We used the […]