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A 46-year-old female asked:

I have had strong flu symptoms since monday night (1 march) - cough, sore throut, fever, tired. this morning i have no taste and consequently wish to test for covid and need a script.

2 doctor answers4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Richard Romano
Internal Medicine 10 years experience
You need to keep isolated. Don't leave your room unless you need medical help. Difficulties breathing is a concerning symptom a doctor should be evaluated by a doctor. Contact a doctor via telemedicine
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
HealthTap's free, public site is for education. We are not able to provide referrals on this portion of HealthTap. In South Africa a medical provider will determine need for COVID 19 testing. Consult your local primary care provider or you can use telemedicine for individual consultations. There are a number of free apps to look at your risk.
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Last updated Mar 4, 2021
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