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A 26-year-old male asked:

Should i get a covid test if i have no taste, smell, blocked nose(changes from side to side) burning sensation when i breath in through my nose and some body ache?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 27 years experience
COVID 19 concerns: Suspicion for COVID 19 is higher if you have at least 2 of these symptoms: temp of at least 99.6 F (37.5 C), Cough, Shortness of breath, Chills, Shivering, Muscle pain, Headache, Sore throat or new loss of taste or smell. 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 ind
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Dr. Leslie Wynne iii
39 years experience
Yes: I would recommend testing, especially if you develop a fever in addition to the symptoms you reported.
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Last updated Dec 15, 2020

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