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A 32-year-old female asked:

I was feeling well yesterday. this morning i woke up with shortness of breath. tiredness. chills and a cough?

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Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 63 years experience
Respiratory tract in: These symptoms are characteristic of a viral respiratory tract infection which could be covid19. Isolate yourself from others and notify your physician for instructions such as testing and treatment. In the meantime, drink adequate room temperature liquids, take acetomenophen. If breathing difficulties persist or worsen, proceed to the hospital emergency room for prompt care.
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Last updated Sep 28, 2020


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