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A 19-year-old female asked:

I have had symptoms of chest pain, headaches, body aches and a bit of throat uncomfort (but not soreness) for the past few days but no fever, cough or difficulty breathing. should i get tested for covid? or do these symptoms of something else?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
COVID 19 concerns: This could be a respiratory infection from a variety of causes (to include COVID). Suspicion for COVID 19 is higher if you have at least 2 of these symptoms: temp of at least 99.6, Cough, Shortness of breath, Chills, Shivering, Muscle pain, Headache, Sore throat or new loss of taste or smell.Your pcm can assess & make referral for testing if appropriate.

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