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A 41-year-old female asked:

Good day. my chest is very tight, which is uncommon. it started out like my usual hayfever, itchy throat, pallet and ear. lots of sneezing, blocked nostril, runny nose... the things i'm used to when having a hayfever episode. temp is 35.5?

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Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 62 years experience
URI: Absence of fever is reassuring. At this time a viral upper respiratory tract infection seems more likely than Covid in view of runny nose, no fever.Nevertheless, isolate from others until you're sure that it's a simple head cold that resolves in a week or so. Chest tightness bears watching. Significant breathing difficulties should be reported to your MD for instructions re testing&treatment

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