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I have a few aches and pains for the past 24 hours, my

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I have a few aches and pains for the past 24 hours, my throat is really sore and finding it hard to swollow, I have a bit of a temperature and feel like I’m going hot and cold, I felt like this for the last 24 hours, is this corona? :(
JA: How long have you had the symptoms? Do you have a fever?
Customer: 24 hours and a little bit yes
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the Doctor should know?
Customer: I had myocarditis in October 2019
Submitted: 16 days ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr Anil Kumar replied 16 days ago.

Hello and thanks for trusting me to help you. I am a board-certified consultant with over 30 years of experience.

Expert:  Dr Anil Kumar replied 16 days ago.

We can continue our conversation now through text in this reply forum.
Please provide more information regarding your question so I can help you in detail

What is your age?

Shortness of breath, fever, stuffy nose, cough, diarrhea?

History of exposure to Covid19?

Phlegm at the back of the throat?

Are you taking any medications?

Since how long have you been suffering from?

Waiting for your response.

Customer: replied 16 days ago.
Hi I’m 28 years old, I have had shortness of breathe yes, I have a little bit of a fever, I keep feeling really hot then really cold, I do not have a stuffy nose, I am coughing but not all the time maybe every hour I go into a aggressive cough, and I have had a bit of a bad stomach yes.
I am a bus driver, my throat is abit dry, and no I haven’t taken any medication. I have been feeling like this for 24 hours
Expert:  Dr Anil Kumar replied 16 days ago.

Please allow me just a few minutes.
I’ll reply you back soon after reviewing it.

Thanks for your cooperation and patience.

Expert:  Dr Anil Kumar replied 16 days ago.

With the symptoms, you describe you should be further investigated to diagnose the cause of breathlessness, fever, and cough.

It can be a seasonal upper respiratory tract infection caused by seasonal flu.

But with lots of cases of COVID 19, it is essential you should consult your primary care physician for further testing like

Complete Blood Counts, CRP



X-Ray/ CT scan Chest.

If COVID 19 cases are present in your area the doctor may send you to swab for testing as well.

In the meantime, Do steam inhalation and saline gargles.
You should take the nasal saline spray.
You should take Ibuprofen and Nyquil/Claritin.
You should hydrate yourself with warm liquids.
You should start a multivitamin supplement and vitamin C lozenges.
Take OTC Robitussin DM for a cough.

Use a humidifier in your room.

Let me know if you have any further query so we can discuss it thoroughly in every aspect.
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Customer: replied 16 days ago.
Should I self isolate?
Expert:  Dr Anil Kumar replied 16 days ago.

Yes, you should self-isolate.

However, if your shortness of breath would get worse then see a doctor ASAP.