A 41-year-old female asked:
I have lupus (on plaquenil only) and just tested positive for covid. so far have had nearly all the symptoms and am run down. intermittent terrible headaches (entire head) but am on plavix for a stent. when should i be concerned about the headaches?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Neurology 52 years experience
Comments: COVID-19 can be associated with bad headaches, lasting literally for weeks. If intermittent, seems to be the usual pattern, but if becomes constant or associated with visual loss, nausea and vomiting, high fever, imbalance, you need to contact your doctor. Of significance, Plaquenil was thought initially to be of value for viral control, and the Plavix should protect against added problems.
14 viewsAnswered Jan 03, 2021
Last updated Jan 4, 2021
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