According to a new study due to be published in the American Journal of Gastroenterology, digestive or GI symptoms may be the only evidence of COVID-19. Although COVID-19 most commonly presents with respiratory symptoms, authors of the study found that a subgroup of patients present with GI symptoms only such as diarrhea.
The incidence of GI symptoms are unclear but reports range from 5% to 50% according to the American College of Gastroenterology. If you have new-onset GI symptoms such as diarrhea, nausea or vomiting, and are concerned that you may have COVID-19, please talk to your provider or call our office.
We understand there is a lot of anxiety and concern during these unique times, but we are here for you! Dr. Sinha and Hunterdon Digestive Health now have Virtual visits or telemedicine available immediately. Please contact us if you have any questions or need help setting up your video appointment.