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Sore throat from a few days ago. just found out a physio colleague that i went for a walk outside with about 8 days ago just tested positive. masks were on except when i had something to eat but then put back on again. no other symptoms. covid test?

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Dr. Michael Segal answered

Specializes in Family Medicine

Fever?: From my limited knowledge, usually there is an associated fever. Having noted this get tested to be sure.

Answered 8/22/2020

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Dr. Heidi Fowler answered

Specializes in Psychiatry

COVID concerns: There are a number of possible causes for these symptoms. COVID 19 is one (with or without the presence of fever). Do you have other symptoms? COVID 19 Sx's 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. Provider eval can assist to see need for testing.

Answered 8/22/2020

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