Low libido and hair loss common in long COVID, GP medical records show

UK researchers identified 62 common symptoms and three post-acute COVID -19 syndrome 'phenotypes' in their review of nearly 2.4 million records

GPs can expect patients with long COVID to complain of low libido and hair loss, according to an analysis of UK patients’ medical records.

In addition to shortness of breath and anosmia, the University of Birmingham researchers say they were surprised to discover a wider set of symptoms than had been previously described.

After comparing data from 486,000 primary care patients with a history of SARS-CoV-2 infection to 1.9 million matched controls, the team identified 62 symptoms associated with post-acute COVID-19