A teenager has revealed how she has been left barely able to walk after suffering from Covid Toes for months

A teenager has revealed how she has been left barely able to walk after suffering from Covid Toes for months.

Sofia, 13, from Clackmannanshire, Scotland, has never tested positive for coronavirus but has struggled with severe pain in her feet since October.

Inflammation of the toes caused by Covid-19 can lead to red or purple skin, swelling and chilblain-like blisters. The symptom typically develops within a week of getting infected and goes naturally within a fortnight – but can last significantly longer. 

In the months since, Sofia has been left too unwell to go to school, unable to wear shoes and 신사역 피부과 now relies on a wheelchair for long walks. 

But despite the severity of her symptoms, Sofia and her mother Gaby felt the ailment wasn’t being taken seriously, with the mother-of-three telling the

Sofia, 13, from Clackmannanshire, Scotland, has never tested positive for coronavirus but has struggled with severe pain in her feet since October

Sofia, 13, from Clackmannanshire, Scotland, has never tested positive for coronavirus but has struggled with severe pain in her feet since October

Sofia, 13, from Clackmannanshire, Scotland, 닥터스피부과 has never tested positive for coronavirus but has struggled with severe pain in her feet since October

The 13-year-old has been left in so much pain she is too unwell to go to school, unable to wear shoes and now relies on a wheelchair for long walks (pictured)

The 13-year-old has been left in so much pain she is too unwell to go to school, unable to wear shoes and now relies on a wheelchair for long walks (pictured)

The 13-year-old has been left in so much pain she is too unwell to go to school, unable to wear shoes and now relies on a wheelchair for long walks (pictured)

Sofia was a keen dancer and active teenager before she was struck down with the ailment.

She revealed: ‘Before this, I was singing, dancing and just running around the place.’

However since October, she has been debilitated by Covid Toes, chilblain-like lesions which appear on toes after a Covid-19 infection. 

She said: ‘My feet swell up, I get blisters all over them and they go from pink to purple really quickly.’ 

The family have tried everything to improve Sofia's condition - from medications and creams to steroids

The family have tried everything to improve Sofia's condition - from medications and creams to steroids

The family have tried everything to improve Sofia’s condition – from medications and creams to steroids

Sofia said she is unable to walk for long due to bumps and blisters on her feet which she has suffered from for months

Sofia said she is unable to walk for long due to bumps and blisters on her feet which she has suffered from for months

Sofia said she is unable to walk for long due to bumps and blisters on her feet which she has suffered from for months 

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