Noise Sensitivity (Hyperacusis) Due to Covid-19: The First Report of a New Corona Symptom
Keywords:COVID-19, Noise Sensitivity, Case Reports, Clinical Symptoms
Background: Coronaviruses are a large family of viruses and a subset of Coronaviridae. The present study
is the first report of voice sensitivity in patients with Covid-19.
Case Report: In this case report, the patient was a 35-year-old man who referred to a private clinic
specializing in infectious and febrile diseases on October 26, 2016. According to the clinical symptoms and
laboratory test, the coronary test of the patient SARS-COV-2 (RdRp gene) and (E gene) SARS-COV-2 was
positive. The patient suffers from severe noise sensitivity from the first day of infection until 10 days after
Conclusions: The patient was so sensitive to sound that different sounds had painful and excruciating effects
on the patient’s mind and psyche. Therefore, sensitivity to sound can be one of the symptoms of Covid-19.
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