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These 4 Easy-To-Miss Symptoms Could Mean You Have COVID, Experts Say

Best Life Logo By Zachary Mack of Best Life | Slide 2 of 5: Depending on how sensitive your digestive tract is, stomach pains may be something you could easily overlook as a relatively normal occurrence. But those infected with coronavirus can exhibit digestive issues ranging from the severe—such as vomiting and diarrhea—down to simple aches and pains, which might not be as glaringly easy to pick up on. According to one study published in the journal Gastroenterology in April, 32 percent of a set of coronavirus patients exhibited stomach problems, with a majority describing them as mild."COVID-19 is probably not just respiratory symptoms like a cough," Podboy, co-lead author of the study, said in a statement. "A third of the patients we studied had gastrointestinal symptoms." And for more symptoms to be aware of, check out If You Notice These 3 Strange Symptoms, You May Have COVID, Study Says.

1. Stomach ache

Depending on how sensitive your digestive tract is, stomach pains may be something you could easily overlook as a relatively normal occurrence. But those infected with coronavirus can exhibit digestive issues ranging from the severe—such as vomiting and diarrhea—down to simple aches and pains, which might not be as glaringly easy to pick up on. According to one study published in the journal Gastroenterology in April, 32 percent of a set of coronavirus patients exhibited stomach problems, with a majority describing them as mild.

"COVID-19 is probably not just respiratory symptoms like a cough," Podboy, co-lead author of the study, said in a statement. "A third of the patients we studied had gastrointestinal symptoms." And for more symptoms to be aware of, check out If You Notice These 3 Strange Symptoms, You May Have COVID, Study Says.

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