COVID 19 and the Gut Connection!

COVID 19 and digestive symptoms

We know that COVID 19 virus presents with flu like symptoms such as fever, cough difficulty breathing etc. This is how COVID 19 can affect the gut and some facts about it here: 

Above symptoms could also be seen in common digestive problems. Stress can cause a lot of digestive symptoms. However, stress does not cause fever!


Steps to take:

This data is a constantly updating. This information is current as of the date of writing this article (4-13-2020)

As always, wishing you great gut health! Stay safe. 

The information presented here is not a substitute for your doctor's advice and discuss with your doctor if specific questions. This is for informational purposes only. 



Krishna Rayapudi MD DABOM Krishna Rayapudi MD DABOM is board certified in Gastroenterology and Obesity Medicine. Trained in world-class facilities with world-class mentors. Managed thousands of patients in all practice setups possible, with experience in seven different US states. You learn more about his practice at

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