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A 30-year-old female asked:

I've been experiencing a sore throat and headaches, a dry cough and at times pressure on chest, usually at night. i live with my daughters 8y & 7w weeks. this has been going on for about 2 weeks now. should i consider isolating?

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Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatric Allergy and Asthma 37 years experience
Yes: Monitor your temperature, rest and drink fluids. You may have a flu like illness or COVID 19. In particular your newborn may be susceptible. I would suggest testing for both influenza and Coronavirus. If you experience wheezing, shortness of breath or prolonged cough > 3 weeks in duration, please contact your PCP. A chest radiograph may be obtained depending on the findings of your PCP.
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