A 57-year-old female asked:
I have asthma, wheezing , coughing, tight chest, headache.. i went for a covid test and came back negative. im not sure if i should go to a hospital. feels like my head wants to burst when i cough?
2 doctor answers • 4 doctors weighed in
Internal Medicine 61 years experience
Asthma: Call your physician for examination and treatment as prolonged, untreated asthma leads to fatigue and severe complications like build-up of carbon dioxide and eventual oxygen deficiency. Don't hesitate to go to the emergency room if you can't see a physician promptly. In the meantime take acetaminophen for headache relief, inhale steam and use your inhalers properly if you have them.
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Psychiatry 25 years experience
Symptoms: Get emergency care for difficulty breathing, blue lips or face, significant & persistent chest pain or new-onset of confusion. In the meantime, please consider medical assessment either via telemedicine or in -person. Your symptoms could be from a number of causes but it is also possible that you were tested for COVID early on & the titer was not high enough to test as positive.
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Last updated Oct 17, 2020
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