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Doctors are learning more about COVID-19’s newest and oddest skin manifestation, dubbed COVID toes, as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention adds to the growing list of symptoms associated with the coronavirus.
The American Academy of Dermatology has compiled a registry of skin manifestations associated with COVID-19. About half of the more than 300 total cases on the dermatological registry consist of COVID toes.
Dr. Esther Freeman, director of Massachusetts General Hospital Global Health Dermatology and member of the AAD task force on COVID-19, said COVID toes are pinkish-reddish “pernio-like lesions” that can turn purple over time.
She said this shouldn't be confused with a different medical condition that occurs in critically sick patients called purpura fulminans.
When she first started the registry with the academy, she was expecting to see viral rashes often driven by inflammation.
“What was more surprising to me was this overwhelming representation of these ‘COVID toes,’” she said.
originally posted by: Guyfriday
King 5 talked about this, and to me it looked like people need to air their feet out instead of keeping their slippers on all day. Even the dryish cracked skin looks like the types of foot injuries that diabetic get when fungus attacks their feet. I think this just comes to down to personal hygiene. What's next "Covid-Butt"? I'm going to project that Covid-Butt or "CB" will cause a persons butt to get wider and have sores on it.
originally posted by: Mandroid7
Youtube is censoring doctors as fast as they can.
video pulled from YouTube
originally posted by: jjkenobi
Literally everyday some new symptom of this virus is "found".
One day it's sending kids to ER. The next day it's causing toe issues. Then it's affecting men by a 3:1 margin.
Does anyone actually know anything about this virus? It's almost as if they are publishing as much disinformation as possible to keep us scared and in the dark.