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Dry and Itchy Tongue? Bengaluru Doctors Suggest It Might be a New Covid-19 Symptom

E-News | 16/05/2021 01:22 PM | Click to read full article

Doctors in Bengaluru has been observing patients with a symptom them called Covid tongue. In this case the patient exhibits no other symptom except dryness of the mouth.

“When I checked his blood sugar level, it was normal but the erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR) was quite high.  So, I suspected that it could be a symptom of Covid and asked him to take a RT PCR test which turned out to be positive. He was then admitted to hospital and then recovered,” Dr Sattur said