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Covid toes. My partner thinks he has these. Is it on anyone else's radar?

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WeWantSweet Sun 03-May-20 20:54:03

Having one or more inflamed toes, that aren't chilblains.

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CaptainMyCaptain Sun 03-May-20 20:57:49

It's a real thing. A nurse friend was telling me about it.

KaptenKrusty Sun 03-May-20 21:03:04

I had this back in early March and it lasted about a month - at one point I thought I had no circulation in my feet the toes were all blue !! I figured it was just chillblains though!

Littlebendytoe Sun 03-May-20 21:07:58

My son had several affected toes mid March. I spent ages googling trying to decipher what they might be and chillblains didn't fit (not cold enough!) One eventually blistered and I thought perhaps they were insect bites as he had a mosquito bite in his ankle once that blistered. But now I'm wondering about Covid Toe..... He had a mild, intermittent cough at the time but no other symptoms. He's 12.

Singinginshower Sun 03-May-20 21:17:08

Yep, DD had it, or rather what looked like it

WeWantSweet Sun 03-May-20 21:22:51

Thanks for replies. If he's had it, I've had no symptoms, that I'm aware of at least!

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OhWhatFuckeryIsThisNow Sun 03-May-20 21:41:39

Dd had them in March, sure it was chilblains but again too warm. No other symptoms though.

Humberbear Sun 03-May-20 21:47:07

I've had it for 3 weeks, starting to look a bit better. Doctor didn't have a clue and gave me 2 lots of antibiotics, and a fungal cream. None had any effect. Doctor kept telling me what it wasn't. Also had a hive like rash on my body that appeared 8 days after my toes started.

whenwillthemadnessend Sun 03-May-20 21:53:07

Yes my 12-year-old son had it around the same time late March he had a really bad migraine as well and looked rough no other symptoms though he still has the red mark but it is definitely healing, around the same time I had transient hives for about three days but I didn't think a lot of it because it's common for me to get hives but now I have my suspicions.

NearlyGranny Sun 03-May-20 21:55:53

There's an image on BBC news of Covid toes now.

I look at the news feeling like a visitor from a distant planet these days - it just gets weirder!

Jayfee Sun 03-May-20 21:56:02

I saw it online as a covid symptom but with the warning don't self diagnose..so perhaps call 111??

DamnYankee Sun 03-May-20 22:00:45

When I first saw the term "Covid Toes," I thought people were talking about how their pedicures were rapidly devolving...

OhMargo Sun 03-May-20 22:01:03

Covid eyes and body next,

We are so bored lol.

BelfryBat Sun 03-May-20 22:02:35

I think it's something kids get mostly, though?

Runkle Sun 03-May-20 22:40:34

YABU for not posting on the CV thread.

HebeMumsnet (MNHQ) Sun 03-May-20 22:44:32

Hi OP, we've moved this thread over to our Coronavirus topic now.

callmeadoctor Sun 03-May-20 23:10:22

FFS!!!!! are you not worried about turning into hypochondriacs?

whenwillthemadnessend Mon 04-May-20 08:41:00

Call me a doctor. This is a genuine symptom in younger people. Why are we hypochondriacs??

It's on many news sites

TJH130 Mon 04-May-20 09:39:17

It isnt just Covid toes though its covid extremities.

Anyone else seen it in their fingers or nipples?

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