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Coronavirus: Health Ministry explains what to do in case of smell loss

Source : 112 Ukraine

The doctor tells when and under what conditions the sense of smell returns to a person
21:17, 13 November 2020

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Anesthesiologist, professor Serhiy Dubrov told what to do in case of smell loss due to Covid-19. This was reported by Ministry of Health of Ukraine on their Telegram channel.

According to the doctor, the sense of smell will be restored within a few days - one and a half weeks, it depends on the severity of the disease.

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"Just do nothing. The sense of smell will be restored within a few days - one and a half weeks, therapy depending on the severity of the disease. That is, specifically nothing needs to be done," the doctor said.

As we reported earlier, scientists have discovered a new symptom of Covid-19.

Investigators at Massachusetts General Hospital, in collaboration with the International League of Dermatological Societies and the American Academy of Dermatology, have found that people with Covid-19 may experience long-term skin problems.

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The team evaluated almost 1,000 cases of patients with skin manifestations of Covid-19. Among 224 total suspected cases and 90 laboratory-confirmed cases of Covid-19 from 39 countries with information on symptom duration, the median duration of symptoms was 12 days. However, the researchers found several patients who had skin symptoms for significantly longer periods. Notably, six patients with toe symptoms that lasted at least 60 days, and two lab-confirmed patients with Covid toes lasting longer than 130 days.

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