A 33-year-old male asked:
Good day, i've been in direct and close contact with a person who just tested positive for covid. i don't have a fever, but scratchy throat, cough and sporadic headache. should i be tested for covid.
2 doctor answers • 3 doctors weighed in
Pediatrics 24 years experience
Covid 19: Covid 19 Symptoms include: Fever/chills: cough, shortness of breath, fatigue, muscle/body aches, headaches, loss of taste/smell, sore throat, nausea/vomiting, diarrhea. If you have 2 or more symptoms and a postive exposure history, you should be tested. Testing does not change the treatment: Self-isolate, Acetaminophen for pain/fever, decongestant, cough med, lots of fluids, rest.
61 viewsReviewed Jul 15, 2020
Pathology 49 years experience
58 viewsAnswered Jul 25, 2020
Last updated Dec 11, 2020
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