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A 46-year-old female asked:

Dizziness, sore throat, fatigue.....side effects of quitting smoking [this is day 5!!!] or perimenopause, or both?

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Dr. John Berryman
Obstetrics and Gynecology 55 years experience
Symptoms as described are certainly consistent with acquired COVID-19 and/or bacterial/viral infection, so get tested soon. Perimenopause can also cause fatigue, but not the other symptoms. Nicotine withdrawal can cause irritability, cravings , but the most likely cause remains COVID.

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