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A 19-year-old female asked:

App said i have cold or flu or covid-19 lol. but i dont have fever & dont have difficulty breathing its just through my nose. i have sore throat, cough & runny nose. throat is also itchy i feel like ?. thoughts? i havent been exposed tho? i think

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Symptoms: If isn't possible for us to tell you the cause of your symptoms with this information. One may not know if they have been exposed to COVID 19. COVID 19 Sx's may include fever, cough, feeling tired, shortness of breath, muscle aches, headache, sore throat, chills, chest pain, nasal congestion, loss of taste or smell, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea.
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Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatric Allergy and Asthma 38 years experience
I agree there is an overlap in the symptoms between these infections. A COVID 19 test is recommended. Treat symptoms, monitor temperature and breathing. Drink fluids, watch for shortness of breath.
Apr 25, 2022
Last updated Apr 25, 2022
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