A 51-year-old female asked:
i have had a mild headache since early this morning. i was hiking yesterday in serious heat and know i didnt drink enough fluids. should i be testing for corona? headache still there after a few hours of drinking liquids. more back of head but moves
2 doctor answers • 4 doctors weighed in
Psychiatry 35 years experience
KEEP HYDRATING: Relax and keep hydrating. Put cool cloth to forehead and neck. If not better can call doctor but this is what helps. Also try to eat some thing go bland and replenish. Try Gatorade or Pedialyte to replenish electrolytes.
8 viewsReviewed Dec 31, 2020
Psychiatry 25 years experience
COVID 19 concerns: I agree with Dr. Khalily. Hydrate and rest. Monitor for development of other symptoms. Suspicion for COVID 19 is higher if you have at least 2 of these sx’s: temp of at least 99.6, Cough, Shortness of breath, Chills, Shivering, Muscle pain, Headache, Sore throat or new loss of taste or smell.
8 viewsReviewed Jan 1, 2021
Last updated Jan 1, 2021
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