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A 35-year-old female asked:

My boyfriend tested positive for covid. i started feeling flu like symptoms on mon and severe fevers tues. wens i started coughing badly. yesterday the coughing subsided, but the fevers won't stop. my sense of smell went away on thurs?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
COVID 19 concerns: These symptoms are consistent with COVID 19 but need testing for definitive diagnosis. There may be lingering symptoms for some time to come. Rest, hydration, acetaminophen, decongestant, cough med & nasal saline irrigation may help mild symptoms. Make sure to quarantine. Get emergency care for difficulty breathing, blue lips or face, significant & persistent chest pain or new-onset of confusion
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