A number one scientist has issued a warning over a new symptom that may imply you’ve already had coronavirus.
The NHS recognises three official signs for Covid-19 – a new and protracted cough, lack of odor or style and a excessive temperature.
But individuals who have had the illness have listed numerous different signs reminiscent of pores and skin rashes and fatigue.
And now it seems individuals have to be watching out for his or her nails as they might additionally point out they’ve had Covid earlier than, reports BirminghamLive.
According to Professor Tim Spector, individuals who have a “clear line” rising out of their nail may show they have had the virus earlier than.
He wrote: “Do your nails look odd? Covid nails are more and more being recognised because the nails get well after an infection and the expansion recovers leaving a transparent line. Can happen with out pores and skin rashes and seems innocent.”
Prof Spector, who leads the Zoe Symptom Study app, posted a picture on Twitter.
One Twitter person replied: “Do you get these after having flu too? I had (for the primary time) flu in early December 2019 and observed these strains weeks/months till the nail grew out and I puzzled if there was a hyperlink.”
A second added: “The identical factor occurred to me, important sickness and Septic Shock in 2018-2019. Both hair and nails cleared up as I turned effectively, began to achieve my weight again, went by way of intense rehab, and have become wholesome. Illness takes a toll on all elements of the physique. The physique is superb.”
A 3rd wrote: “Nails and hair are a mirrored image of the our bodies well being. Stress in addition to numerous sicknesses can show within the nails so not only a signal you’ve had Covid.”
Prof Spector wrote on Twitter in January: “One in 5 individuals with Covid nonetheless current with much less widespread signs that do not get on the official PHE [Public Health England] record.”