Got a weird COVID-19 symptom? You’re not alone

From COVID tongue to COVID toe, doctors have seen some bizarre cases By Meghan Rosen, 2022 Science News As we head into our third pandemic winter, most people are all too familiar with the signs of COVID-19. The disease wears many different faces and can show up as chills, cough, difficulty breathing or other troublesome jumbles of […]

Oral manifestations of COVID‐19 disease: A review article

Authors: Behzad Iranmanesh, Maryam Khalili,  et. al. Dermatol Ther. 2021 Jan-Feb; 34(1): e14578. Published online 2020 Dec 13. doi: 10.1111/dth.14578PMCID: PMC7744903PMID: 33236823 Abstract Dysgeusia is the first recognized oral symptom of novel coronavirus disease (COVID‐19). In this review article, we described oral lesions of COVID‐19 patients. We searched PubMed library and Google Scholar for published literature since December 2019 until September 2020. […]

More bad news for Covid-19 sufferers: Almost HALF of patients experience painful swollen salivary glands after infection, study warns

Authors:  JOE PINKSTONE PUBLISHED: 2021  Daily Mail From a high fever to a loss of sense of smell, Covid-19 is associated with a range of unpleasant symptoms.  Now, a new study has warned that infection with the coronavirus can also lead to swollen salivary glands in the mouth. Researchers studied 122 Covid-19 patients in Italy who caught the virus and […]

New research points to possible reason for long COVID

A Spanish study suggests that SARS-CoV-2 mediated vagus nerve dysfunction (VND) could be responsible for long COVID. By SHIRA SILKOFF, FEBRUARY 2022 – The Jerusalem Post Many symptoms of post-COVID syndrome could be caused by lasting damage sustained to one of the most important nerves in the human body during initial infection with coronavirus, new research has […]

Home Remedies To Get Rid Of The Metallic Taste In Your Mouth

Sometimes the cause behind the metallic taste in your mouth could be acid reflux, dry mouth, dehydration, smoking, or COVID-19 Authored by Shaloo Tiwari |Published : Do you sometimes feel a kind of metallic taste in your mouth? This taste can be described as a taste that replicates the taste of metal. Usually, this is a […]

Treatments of COVID-19-Associated Taste and Saliva Secretory Disorders

Hironori Tsuchiya, Christos Rahiotis, Academic Editor and Nikolaos Gkantidis, Academic EditorDent J (Basel). 2023 Jun; 11(6): 140. Published online 2023 May 25. doi: 10.3390/dj11060140, PMCID: PMC10297082 PMID: 37366663 Abstract Since the worldwide spread of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) infection, treating taste and saliva secretory disorders associated with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has become a critical issue. The aim of the […]

Parosmia and COVID: How Long Changes in Smell Last, Plus Treatment Options

Christine Giordano, MD | Reviewed by Angela Dunn, MD, MPH, August 29, 2023 GoodRX Key takeaways: For some people, morning coffee smells like onions or trash. And the smell of loved ones makes them want to gag day after day. This is parosmia — a change or distortion of normal smell. And it’s one of the types of […]

Saliva changes in composition associated to COVID-19: a preliminary study

Alberto Muñoz-Prieto, Ivana Rubić, Juan Carlos Gonzalez-Sanchez, Josipa Kuleš, Silvia Martínez-Subiela, José Joaquín Cerón, Enrique Bernal, Alberto Torres-Cantero, María Rosario Vicente-Romero, Vladimir Mrljak & Asta Tvarijonaviciute  Scientific Reports volume 12, Article number: 10879 (2022) Cite this article Abstract The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), caused by the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV 2), is usually associated with a wide variety of clinical presentations from asymptomatic to severe cases. The use of […]

Common Skin Signs of COVID-19 in Adults: An Update

Five categories of cutaneous abnormalities are associated with COVID-19 By Samantha Polly, MD, and Anthony P. Fernandez, MD, PhD This article has been excerpted and reprinted (without references) from the Cleveland Clinic Journal of Medicine (2022, 89(3):161-167. The open-access and fully referenced original article is available here. As experience with caring for patients with COVID-19 has accumulated since the […]

Pathophysiology and Management of Tongue Involvement in COVID-19 Patients

Authors: Zeinab Mohseni Afshar, Mohammad Barary, Soheil Ebrahimpour, Alireza Janbakhsh, Mandana Afsharian, Amirhossein Hasanpour & Arefeh Babazadeh Indian Journal of Otolaryngology and Head & Neck Surgery (2022) Abstract Evaluate the lingual manifestations of COVID-19, and provide a clinical guide in managing these symptoms. Electronic databases, such as PubMed/Medline, and Scopus were searched until November 1, 2020, and only randomized controlled trials, cross-sectional and cohort […]