COVID-19 GI symptoms not linked to mortality, but persist after hospitalization

COVID-19 GI symptoms not linked to mortality, but persist after hospitalization

Patients with COVID-19 infection and gastrointestinal symptoms fared as well as their controls but often battled nausea afterward, according to a presenter at UEG Week Virtual.“Gastrointestinal symptoms occurred more frequently in hospitalized COVID-19 patients compared to the control group. COVID-19 patients complained of higher presence or intensity of nausea, diarrhea, loose stools and urgency as compared with controls,” Giovanni Marasco, MD, PhD, from the department of medical and surgical sciences at the University of Bologna, Italy, said during his presentation. “AtRead More

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