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A 24-year-old male asked:

Hi doc someone who i was in contact with 7 days ago, just told me they tested positive. i had tonsillitis two days later after being in contact with this person. could that be a sign of covid?

2 doctor answers2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
It could be: COVID 19 sx’s: dry cough, shortness of breath, chest tightness, nasal congestion, fever, headache, sore throat, feeling tired, loss of sense of taste/smell, decreased appetite, nausea, diarrhea, vomiting, chills & muscle aches.
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
Agree with Dr. F: Please contact your doctor by phone for further evaluation and mechanism for testing in ZA. Wear a mask, stay away from others, practice hand hygiene. If you develop breathing difficulty, go to the nearest hospital, immediately. Wish you good health.
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Last updated Nov 16, 2020

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