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Beaumont doctors urging young people with COVID-19 symptoms to seek medical care

Posted at 10:42 PM, Mar 30, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-30 22:42:15-04

(WXYZ) — Beaumont doctors share an important warning about deadly coronavirus in younger patients who may not be seeking medical care when necessary.

At Beaumont Royal Oak, a doctor specializing in treating COVID-19 is speaking out with a message for the community. Specifically, wanting younger people to know that no one is immune.

As one of the physicians fighting the battle to treat against coronavirus Dr. Justin Skrzynski knows firsthand how the virus can quickly target a patient's healthy lungs. He wants everyone to know not to ignore signs of respiratory problems regardless of age or medical history.

“The warning symptoms in young people we look for are mostly respiratory symptoms," Skrzynski said. "The things we’d say to come to ER are shortness of breath, and symptoms that are concerning to them.”

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