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A 20-year-old male asked:

My brother is having chest pain and muscle pain in his upper arms. he also has a little hard time breathing and a sore throat. what can i do?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
? cardiac ? COVID?: If he has chest pain combined with difficulty breathing he should be seen at an ER. Suspicion for COVID 19 is higher with 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. Get urgent care for difficulty breathing, blue lips or face, persistent significant chest pain or new confusion.

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Last updated Jan 10, 2021

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