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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
26 years experience in Internal Medicine
Quarantine: You should be in self quarantine as it might take another week for you to develop symptoms. As soon as spiking fever, having a sore throat or cough- t ... Read More

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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Finley-Belgrad
33 years experience in Child Psychiatry
Immunocompromised: body is busy dealing with diabetes, not as much resiliancy remaining to fight viral symptoms, and subsequent opportunistic infections
A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jonathan speridon Patricios
Specializes in
Lab if necessary: Most commercial labs such as Lancet, Ampath and Pathcare can test. But the labs are stretched and test kits in short supply. Only tests if: You have s ... Read More
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A 56-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Berryman
53 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Covid-19: The virus has varied calculated "lifespans" depending on the surface on which it is deposited. Hard surfaces are easily disinfected, with a variety o ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gehrig Harris
16 years experience in Family Medicine
Catching Covid-19: It's not very likely that everyone will the Coronavirus. It is even less likely with the social distancing rules that are in place. If you mind your d ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aylwin david Nathaniel
Specializes in General Practice
Wide range: The virus can present like a common cold. Cough , runny nose and fever progressing to difficulty breathing. Some have reported diarrhea and vomiting. ... Read More
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Dr. Yvette Kratzberg
23 years experience in Pediatrics
Unknown: Current theory is that the coronavirus may be like other "cold" viruses where there are small mutations occurring as the virus spreads. Over the month ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Silverman
Specializes in Infectious Disease
Droplets: Aerosolized droplets are likely the major mode of transmission.
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A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lauren Bickel
Specializes in Family Medicine
Several ways: Coronavirus is transmitted by droplets through the air when an infected person coughs or sneezes (masks can give some degree of protection but distanc ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Miles Mitchell
Specializes in Family Medicine
Only by testing: As the symptoms of coronavirus are so similar to colds and flu, only a lab test can say for sure. The symptoms are cough and fever, and, if bad, diff ... Read More
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