Nagpur: There’s an in improve in variety of Covid-19 sufferers going through pores and skin and hair fall associated points throughout post-Covid restoration section. Whereas hair loss has been the most typical of them, docs recommend to not fear as hair will develop once more within the subsequent six months in many of the sufferers.
“In many of the instances, the hair loss is as a result of Covid associated stress and the aftermath of the heavy medicines taken throughout hospitalization. However, that is momentary. If you happen to expertise the identical for greater than 4 months, you possibly can seek the advice of hair fall skilled,” mentioned Dr Shashank Bansod, Dermatologist, and Hair Transplant Surgeon.
“You possibly can lose as much as 100 hair per day. We name it Telogen effluvium which is momentary hair loss. I recommend protein wealthy balanced weight-reduction plan, Yoga, meditation and stress administration to cease this hair fall early,” Dr Bansod mentioned.
Other than hair fall, sufferers are experiencing various kinds of rashes too. “There are 4 to 5 kinds of rashes. The connection between Covid-19 and rashes is now well-established. Rashes can come as early symptom of Covid-19 in addition to throughout post-recovery section,” he mentioned.
Docs additionally steered that an individual having gentle Covid signs together with rash on any a part of the physique ought to go for Covid-19 check instantly.
Many sufferers in restoration section are affected by herpes. It’s recyrring in these a historical past of herpes whereas some are contracting it afresh. “It’s because of lowered immunity. That’s why we recommend maintaining a healthy diet meals in the course of the restoration interval of Covid-19. The herpes might be very painful,” mentioned Dr Bansod.
Dr Sanjeev Choudhary, extra professor of dermatology at AIIMS, Nagpur mentioned that pores and skin manifestations of Covid-19 at the moment are well-known. “Many of the pores and skin lesions are self-limiting. In case they proceed for lengthy, sufferers ought to seek the advice of the physician,” he mentioned.
Based on him, among the widespread indicators embody maculopapular rash (a flat, pink space on the pores and skin that’s lined with small confluent bumps) and urticaria (swollen, pale pink bumps or plaques (wheals) on the pores and skin that seem out of the blue).