A 53-year-old female asked:
Amy has flu like symptoms - sore throat, headache, sore chest when breathing deeply or after a sneeze, is feeling tired and her ears are a bit blocked. do we need to do a covid test?
2 doctor answers • 2 doctors weighed in
Family Medicine 42 years experience
Who and age: Not sure how old Amy is or if related? A general question, any underlying conditions? Is there loss of smell an/or taste, fever. So, answer is: appears to be flu like symptoms. My best guess is be tested for flu first, continue supportive care-fluids, tylenol and rest, maybe a cough/expectorant. Not likely is covid.
26 viewsAnswered Nov 14, 2020
Psychiatry 25 years experience
26 viewsAnswered Nov 16, 2020
Last updated Nov 16, 2020
Connect with a U.S. board-certified doctor by text or video anytime, anywhere.
24/7 visits - just $39!
50% off with $15/month membership
Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.