Charlie Condou has shared his fears that he’s struggling the consequences of long Covid.
The Coronation Street star, 48, took to Twitter on Thursday to disclose his self-diagnosis with followers.
Long Covid is a situation by which coronavirus survivors nonetheless undergo some of the signs of the virus weeks – and even months – after they initially contracted it.
The actor, who beforehand performed Marcus Dent within the long-running ITV cleaning soap, mentioned that he has been experiencing unimaginable ache earlier than he quizzed his followers for additional information.
Charlie revealed that since battling Covid final year, he has lost the use of his thumb and forefinger.
The cleaning soap star pleaded with followers to share any info they could have on the relation to Covid and nerve harm.
“I’ve been affected by one thing that’s trying an increasing number of like long Covid since October,’ he revealed within the social media replace.
“But since Christmas Eve I’ve had unimaginable ache in my arm and have lost the use of my thumb/forefinger.
“Has anyone heard of nerve damage in relation to long Covid?”.
After sharing his well being replace, followers flocked to Twitter to reassure the previous Corrie star.
One fan advised Charlie that their brother had been experiencing the identical signs in his arms, and the identical ‘incredible pain’ too.
Another replied: “Charlie I’ve also currently got this in my left arm – the doctor diagnosed this on the phone as frozen shoulder/capsulitis – the pain is excruciating. But now reading this wondering if it’s something else?”
A 3rd fan shared: “I never had a positive test (was sick back in March 2020) but have long covid. I have nerve pain in my left arm and leg and pins and needles in my left hand and left foot.”
Meanwhile, others shared messages of help with Charlie.
“Get well soon love. This too shall pass,” inspired one admirer.
“Hopefully you’ll feel better soon,” one other added.
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