Noise Sensitivity (Hyperacusis) Due to Covid-19: The First Report of a New Corona Symptom

Authors

  • Safoura Khodaei
  • Arash Momeni Safarabadi
  • Fatemeh Mehrabi Rad
  • Pegah Shakib
  • Maede Nilechi

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.37506/ijfmt.v15i4.17055

Keywords:

COVID-19, Noise Sensitivity, Case Reports, Clinical Symptoms

Abstract

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
treatment.
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.

Author Biographies

Safoura Khodaei

Masters Student, Student Research Committee, Lorestan University of Medical Sciences, Khorramabad,
Iran

Arash Momeni Safarabadi

Masters Student, Student Research Committee, Lorestan University of Medical Sciences, Khorramabad,
Iran

Fatemeh Mehrabi Rad

Masters Student, Student Research Committee, Lorestan University of Medical Sciences, Khorramabad,
Iran

Pegah Shakib

Asssistant Professor, Razi Herbal Medicines Research Center, Lorestan University of Medical Sciences,
Khorramabad, Iran

Maede Nilechi

Researcher (Ph. D), Department of Biology, School of Basic Science, Research Branch,
Islamic Azad University Tehran, Iran

Published

2021-08-16

How to Cite

Safoura Khodaei, Arash Momeni Safarabadi, Fatemeh Mehrabi Rad, Pegah Shakib, & Maede Nilechi. (2021). Noise Sensitivity (Hyperacusis) Due to Covid-19: The First Report of a New Corona Symptom. Indian Journal of Forensic Medicine & Toxicology, 15(4), 2336-2338. https://doi.org/10.37506/ijfmt.v15i4.17055