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A 29-year-old female asked:

i havent been feeling well for the past 2 days, i have a very sore throat, dry cough and body aches no fever and i generally dont feel to bad my chest does feel heavy and im also wheezing should i get tested for covid-19?

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Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatric Pulmonology 36 years experience
Yes: You may have influenza or COVID 19, and please obtain screening locally. If you have an Albuterol inhaler, please use it as directed. Continue to stay home, monitor your temperature, avoid contacts, drink fluids and rest. Additional causes include Strep pneumococcus and Strep A. Please have a chest image after seeing your PCP.

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