New monkey pox Symptoms have been revealed as health officials roll out 100,000 more vaccines as cases continue to rise in the UK.
Experts warn the bug “has no borders” with 2,137 confirmed cases recorded as of July 18.
New monkeypox symptoms
The New England Journal of Medicine reports that many suffer from “unrecognized symptoms.” current monkeypox definitions.
The newspaper states: “These symptoms include solitary genital lesions and sores in the mouth or anus.
“The clinical symptoms are similar to those of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and can easily lead to misdiagnosis.
“In some people, anal and oral symptoms have led to people being hospitalized for treatment for pain and difficulty swallowing.
“That’s why it’s so important that these new clinical signs are recognized and that healthcare professionals are educated on how to identify and treat the disease – misdiagnosis can delay detection and thus hamper efforts to stop the spread of the virus.”
“The study will therefore lead to increased diagnosis rates when people from risk groups present with traditional STI symptoms.”
What are the main symptoms of monkeypox?
The rash, which can develop as part of the virus, changes and goes through different stages before eventually forming a scab that later falls off.
The health agency also said initial symptoms of monkeypox include fever, headache, muscle aches, back pain, swollen lymph nodes, chills and fatigue.
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