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A 50-year-old female asked:

I have flu symptoms since sunday , fever range between 37.5 and 38,3, headache, body aches, fatigue, mucus (and related coughing). my medical aid is depleted, i need a prescription. also should i consider testing for covid?

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Dr. Yvette Kratzberg
Pediatrics 25 years experience
Covid-19: These symptoms are consistent with Covid-19. You can get tested, but there is no prescription medication that will cure this. SElf Isolate. Treat symptoms: Acetaminophen for fever/pain, decongestants, cough suppressants, lots of fluids, rest. See a Dr for difficulty breathing, Persistent chest pain, blue lips/nails, confusion or lethargy.

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