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Me and my partner had the flu 1 week before the Corona virus

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Me and my partner had the flu 1 week before the Corona virus struck UK I'm asthmatic and my partner has heart condition and he has a pacemaker we have been left with a very bad cough .we haven't been tested but I'm scared that we will or could get the virus want should we do
JA: How long have you been dealing with the cough? Are you having any other symptoms?
Customer: We have had the cough for 2 week now
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the Doctor should know?
Customer: We also have depression

You should try some self-care measures like
Hydrate yourself with Gatorade and warm liquids.
Do steam inhalation and saline gargles.
Start a multivitamin supplement especially vitamin C.
Also, elevate your head while sleeping.
Use a humidifier in your room.
Eat a bland diet.
Avoid spicy, fried, greasy, cold and fat-rich food, carbonated beverages.
Also, you should take rest.

If you develop emergency warning signs for COVID-19 get medical attention immediately. Emergency warning signs include:

  • Trouble breathing
  • Persistent pain or pressure in the chest
  • Confusion or inability to arouse
  • Bluish lips or face

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Customer: replied 18 days ago.
Thank you and I will do as you advice us

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