U.S. doctors online nowAsk doctors free
ZA
A 22-year-old female asked:

I have come into direct contact with someone who tested positive for covid. i have a mild sore throat, on and off headaches, tight chest, cough. should i get tested?

3 doctor answers4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Anshul Gandhi
A Verified Doctoranswered
A US doctor answeredLearn more
COVID-19 Symptoms2: COVID-19 common symptoms include Fever or chills, Cough, Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing, Fatigue, Muscle or body aches, Headache, New loss of taste or smell, Sore throat, Congestion or runny nose, Nausea or vomiting, Diarrhea. Individuals with symptoms should isolate immediately and get tested. Severe shortness of breath / trouble breathing warrants emergency department visit.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
COVID concerns: I would recommend that. However, if in ZA, a doctor will need to refer you.
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
See below: Covid-19: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html Please contact your doctor by phone for further evaluation and mechanism for testing in your area. Wear a mask, stay away from others, practice hand hygiene. Be sure to get tested, if you get symptoms. If you develop breathing difficulty, go to the nearest hospital, immediately. Wish you good health.

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Educational text
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits - just $39!
50% off with $15/month membership

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Educational text
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits - just $39!
50% off with $15/month membership
Last updated Jan 1, 2021

Disclaimer:

Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.