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A 23-year-old female asked:

My husband worked right next to a college on the same laptop on monday last week, that college has tested positive for covid-19. i have been waking up with a cough, i have some phlegm, chest feels a little tight and i have been getting nauseous?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Could be COVID.: Suspicion for COVID 19 is higher if you have at least 2 of these symptoms: temp of at least 99.6 F (37.5 C), Cough, Shortness of breath, Chills, Shivering, Muscle pain, Headache, Sore throat or new loss of taste or smell.
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 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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