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What Are ‘COVID Toes’? Must-Know Facts About the Strange Coronavirus Symptom

May 6, 2020

From the Everyday Health website

By now, you’re likely familiar with the common symptoms of the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19 — dry cough, fever, and shortness of breath. But scientists and healthcare professionals are exploring another potential symptom of the disease: itchy red bumps on the toes and sometimes fingers, now commonly referred to as “COVID toes.”

“We feel strongly these symptoms are connected to the virus,” says Lindy Fox, MD, a dermatologist and a professor of clinical dermatology at the University of California in San Francisco and a member of the COVID-19 task force at the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD).

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