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Bolingbrook, IL
A 67-year-old male asked:

I went to the immediate care yesterday for heart palpitations did complete blood workup troponin,ekg dimer, cbc , chest x-ray, all test were normal. noticed i have a mild cough for a couple of days no fever or could this be early covad?

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Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
Early COVID: Cannot be ruled out without testing. Incubation is long and many patients experience mild to no symptoms. It is the possible exposure to a documented positive subject that makes it more plausible and testing should be done in these circumstances.
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Maybe: Might not have much in way of sxs early on. Monitor for symptoms like fever, cough, feeling tired, shortness of breath, muscle aches, headache, sore throat, chills, chest pain, nasal congestion, loss of taste or smell, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea
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