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should i get tested for covid if my throat feel dry and face feels hot and eyes are red and sore and a headache ?

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Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
35 years experience Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology
Yes: Please check your temperature and discuss testing with your PCP. Other causes include a flu like illness other than COVID 19. Rest, drink fluids and please arrange an in person or virtual appointment with your PCP.
Answered on May 11, 2020
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Could be Covid: Symptoms of COVID 19 infection may include (but aren’t limited to) dry cough, shortness of breath, nasal congestion, fever, headache, sore throat, feeling tired, loss of sense of taste/smell, decreased appetite, nausea, diarrhea, vomiting, chills without or without shaking & muscle aches REF: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/symptoms-testing/symptoms.html. Please contact your Dr. about
Answered on May 12, 2020

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