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A 43-year-old female asked:

2 days i have been experiencing sore throat, headaches that come and go, runny and blocked nose and shortnice of breath. must i get tested for covid-19?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
COVID 19 concerns: Your symptoms might be due to COVID 19. Sx’s: dry cough, shortness of breath, chest tightness, nasal congestion, sneezing, fever, headache, sore throat, feeling tired, loss of sense of taste/smell, decreased appetite, nausea, diarrhea, vomiting, chills & muscle aches. REF: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/symptoms-testing/symptoms.html. Recommend med eval to determine need for testing.
Dr. Abdulsatar Aboobaker
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Yes: The symptoms you mention could be covid 19, I think it is good to have a test done, you can do this by either a virtual consult or call your doctor to get a referral

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