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A 40-year-old male asked:

Had a sore throat last sunday for about 2 days and lost my sense of smell for about 4 days and nose was stuffy but as from today i have no symptoms. my sense of smell is coming back slowly but not 100%. should i go for a covid test?

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Dr. Richard Romano
Internal Medicine 11 years experience
Yes get tested : It is very important that you keep isolated. Don't leave your room, unless you need medical help like to get tested
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 51 years experience
See below: Covid-19: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html Contact your doctor/local hospital, by phone for evaluation and testing in your area. Wear a mask, stay away from others, practice hand hygiene. If you develop breathing difficulty, go to the nearest hospital, immediately. Get Covid vaccine. Wish you good health.
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