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A 24-year-old female asked:

hi, im fatigued, my body is sore, and i have constant headaches also resulting in lighheadedness. i do have shortness of breath causing me to cough but it could be because i generally have low iron. should i get tested for covid?

2 doctor answers2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Harold Mandel
General Practice 40 years experience
Yes: You should immediately go to a medical clinic for an exam where you should be checked for Coronavirus & other possible illnesses. I wish you well with your health!
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Yes: I understand that only one COVID criteria is required to get testing in ZA - so yes, encourage testing.

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