A 43-year-old member asked:
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i went to the doctors two weeks ago and was given medication for a sinus infection which was a cause for my cough with mucus. at times i still feel like i need to clear something. could this be coronavirus? i have no other symptoms.

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Dr. Claudine nandi Lee
Specializes in General Practice
Less likely: more likely to be sinus, allergic etiology ? Try anti-histamines on an ongoing basis?
Answered on Apr 17, 2020
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