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A 28-year-old female asked:

Me and my son has a runny tummy, he has a runny nose and fever, i got a fever sore throat and head ache must we get tested for the covid 19 virus?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Depends: The usual advice is to talk to your doctor who can determine if testing for COVID-19 is indicated. You are in an age group that is not at risk of severe disease, but if you were infected you could transmit to other who may be more vulnerable. If you can self quarantine, then testing is not essential. Wish you and your son good health!

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Last updated May 26, 2020

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