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Cough, asthma for past week. mucus is clear. shortness of breath at times. 58 yo, hypertension, allergic to dust, animals. allergex, ventolin not clear symtoms. felt feverish at times, chest pain. crackling sound inhaling. possiblecv19 exposure 26/03?

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Dr. Amrita Dosanjh answered

Specializes in Pediatric Allergy and Asthma

Stay home/test: Your underlying asthma increases your risk of complications if you have COVID 19. I would advise having a screening test, staying at home and drinking fluids. Monitor your temperature reading, and if there is fever, prolonged cough or shortness of breath, please see you PCP. For your allergies and asthma, an additional medication which controls inflammation may be added to your regimen.

Answered 3/24/2022

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