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Changes in Tongue Appearance May Indicate COVID-19 Infection


According to researchers in the United Kingdom, changes to the tongue’s appearance—including discoloration and enlargement—may be symptomatic of COVID-19. While traditional COVID-19 symptoms, such as fever, cough, and loss of taste and smell, are often used in screening, COVID-19 infection may present with a variety of more unusual signs, including many in the oral cavity, such as bumps and patches on the tongue, oral ulcers, and swelling in the mouth. Click here to read more.

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