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A 46-year-old female asked:

My husband is an essential worker. spar retailer, i have mostly been at home. i dont have a temperature. feel like i have the flu with a cough that sounds chesty. my eyes are sore and itchy. actually my whole body feels itchy, but covid scares me?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 27 years experience
URI: These symptoms could be due to a number of causes (to include influenza and COVID 19).Rest, hydrate, quarantine & eat healthfully. Consider use of acetaminophen, saline for nasal irrigation, decongestant or cough syrup. Get urgent care for difficulty breathing, blue lips or face, marked persistent chest pain/ pressure or new onset confusion.
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