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Hi, i was recently in contact with someone who tested positive for covid at work on thursday, starting from saturday mind i have been experiencing flu like symptoms, with blocked nose and sore throat?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
COVID 19: In South Africa- one consults with a medical provider who will determine need for COVID 19 testing. Consult your local primary care provider or you can use telemedicine for individual consultations. Rest, hydration, acetaminophen, decongestant, cough med & nasal saline irrigation may help mild symptoms. Make sure to quarantine.

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