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Do the Coronavirus Symptoms Include Headache?

Do the Coronavirus Symptoms Include Headache?

Many of us have been keeping an eye out for any possible coronavirus symptoms, but is headache one of them? In normal circumstances, a headache might be an annoyance chalked up to stress or bad posture (hello, hunching over the keyboard). But these days, many of us are wondering: Is headache one of the coronavirus symptoms?

And if so, is it only a concern if you have the more obvious symptoms like fever and dry cough, or is a headache on its own enough to raise alarm bells? The answer, as with most things with this virus, is more nuanced than a simple “yes” or “no.”

Remember: Headaches are unfortunately common, including very painful ones.

The most common types of headaches people experience are tension headaches, according to Alexander Mauskop, M.D., professor of clinical neurology at SUNY Downstate Medical Center. Tension headaches are rarely severe, so people don’t usually end

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Coronavirus symptoms may include loss of smell or taste

Coronavirus symptoms may include loss of smell or taste

There’s an unusual addition to the list of possible COVID-19 symptoms: A sudden loss of smell or taste may be a warning sign a person could be infected by the new coronavirus, European and U.S. experts said.

The American Academy of Otolaryngology on Sunday announced “rapidly accumulating” anecdotal evidence showed anosmia — the loss of smell — and dysgeusia — an altered sense of taste — were “significant symptoms” associated with COVID-19 when a patient had no other respiratory disease.

Many people, including Utah Jazz player Rudy Gobert who tested positive for COVID-19, are reporting these unsettling changes in their bodies.

The World Health Organization has seen “quite a

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