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If i am worried about having covid-19, can i ask to get tested?

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Dr. Zachary Veres
Family Medicine 18 years experience
COVID: IF you meet necessary criteria for COVID symptoms like fever, cough, SOB, CP loss of taste or smell , direct exposure to COVID you would most likely be able to get tested.

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If I am worried that I might have Covid-19, is there a way I can get tested?

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Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatric Pulmonology 36 years experience
Signs/Public Health: Please check with your Public Health department. Some areas have drive through testing after being referred. Your PCP and/or urgent care center may have additional information. Signs of COVID 19 may include fever, shortness of breath and dry cough.
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A 46-year-old male asked:

Hi I would like to get tested for Covid-19?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
USA or ZA?: I can’t tell where you are from. If from South Africa, contact PCM who will assess & make determination about COVID 19 testing. USA – policies vary by state. State & local health departments/ providers make actual testing decisions. Some states require a dr.'s referral & some don't. Can call PCM if one believes they should be tested.
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A 29-year-old female asked:

I was in contact with someone with COVID-19 should I get tested?

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Dr. Yvette Kratzberg
Pediatrics 24 years experience
Covid Exposure: If you have been exposed you need to Quarantine away from other people and pets for a minimum of 10 days. You can get a test at between days 5-7 for the most accurate results. Make sure you are drinking lots of fluids, eating healthy foods and rest to give your immune system the best chance at fighting this off.
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A 26-year-old female asked:

Where can I get tested in East London for COVID-19?

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Dr. Rajeev Bangalee
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Doc hotline: contact the doctors on call hotline and they will assist you with regards to testing facilities. They can be contacted on 0870550234
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A 34-year-old female asked:

Where can I get tested for COVID-19 because I have symptoms?

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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 33 years experience
Call primary doctor: During this pandemic, doctors want to see patients by video, or by phone if no video available, before deciding where a patient with cough or flu symptoms should go. If rather severe symptoms, one should call 911 (or local emergency number). State hotlines are listed at... https://www.policymed.com/2020/03/u-s-state-health-department-covid-19-resources-for-patients-and-healthcare-providers.html

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