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Should exposure prophylaxis be used for people who may have been exposed to a person with covid-19?

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Dr. Hunter Handsfield answered

Specializes in Infectious Disease

No such thing: No known prophylaxis exists. No drugs, medications, diet, or anything else is known to reduce the risk of catching COVID-19 or the chance of complications. If you may have been exposed, self-isolate to protect others and contact your doctor. Good lucik.

Answered 6/10/2021

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Good immune system!: Pre-exposure prophylactic use of simple vitamins & minerals are most important. Two most important causes of severe complications are immune dysregulation (Cytokine Storm) and hyper-coagulopathy. Both are regulated by adequate vitamin D levels. Everyone should have Vitamin D levels checked and adequately treated. Then vitamin D 5,000iu, Vitamin C 1000mg, Zinc 50mg & Selenium 200mcg one daily.

Answered 6/3/2020

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