COVID-19 Updates From A Skin Perspective
Impacting more than 180 countries, we all remain in shock about the impact of a viral infection COVID-19, a new strain of coronavirus, on our personal lives, the economy and of course, our health and the health of others.
Keeping things skin relevant, Dr Mary Larijani and Dr Rina Allawh will discuss the impact that these unique and unprecedented times have had on our skin on a new episode of Skin the Surface podcast.
Can those who become infected with COVID-19 develop any skin rashes? Yes! Initially, we thought the rate of skin rashes from COVID-19 infection was low, however as more and more data is reported throughout the world, we are learning that skin rashes may be more common than we initially thought.
Though the information presented in this episode is new and emerging, the presence of skin rashes may be an important clue to COVID-19 infection.
Tune into this week's episode to learn more about COVID-19 infection, it's impact on the skin and how to combat dry skin and hand dermatitis with increased hand washing.
If you are experiencing worsening hand eczema, dry skin and/or any new or worsening skin rashes, contact our office to schedule an appointment for further evaluation with one of our board-certified dermatologists.