A 40-year-old male asked:
I have mild cold/flu like symptoms; headache, runny nose, mild sore throat. i do not have temperature, or taste/smell loss, nor body aches. i have not been in contact with anyone known to have covid. should i take a covid test?
2 doctor answers • 4 doctors weighed in
Psychiatry 25 years experience
COVID 19 concerns: You can use an on-line app to see your level of risk. 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.
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Pathology 49 years experience
20 viewsAnswered Dec 10, 2020
Last updated Mar 17, 2021
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