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i was in direct contact with a covid positive and have a tingling throat. should i go get tested?

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Dr. Nellmarie Bodenstein
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Covid: Covid incubation period is 7 days. 7 Days after direct exposure and you develop symptoms you can go and test. Remeber false negative is 30% chance. If symptoms develop isolate for 10 days, Drink Flugon 2 three times a day, Septogard 2 three times a day, Corenza c one three times a day,Omega 3 and Vit D 1000iu/d. Most specific symptoms of Covid is chills, anosmia and backache.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
COVID 18 concerns: 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. There are a number of free apps you can use to look at your risk.

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