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A 32-year-old female asked:

I have a mild cough, caused by itchy throat my ears also itch from time to time. the cough only started on sunday, ive had a lot of nasal congestion since last week. could this be covid or just normal cold and allegies ?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
COVID 19 concerns: Suspicion for COVID 19 is higher if you have at least 2 of these symptoms: temp of at least 99.6, Cough, Shortness of breath, Chills, Shivering, Muscle pain, Headache, Sore throat or new loss of taste or smell. This could be from any of the causes you mentioned.
Last updated Oct 5, 2020

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