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Hi , i want to know if i should go get tested . ive got no taste or smell for the past three days . it started with body aches and low energy levels on sunday past. i no longer have body pain and not fatigued but i still cannot taste or smell anyt?

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Dr. Anshul Gandhi
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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
Possible COVID 19: This may or maynot be due to COVID. If in ZA, you will need medical consult to be tested. COVID 19 Symptoms may include 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.
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. Your symptoms warrant testing. If you develop breathing difficulty, go to the nearest hospital, immediately. Wish you good health.

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