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Experience:  MBBS, FCPS (R) General Surgery. Years of experience in Emergency Medicine.
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I have symptoms of a dry cough ( not a constant cough),

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Hi , I have symptoms of a dry cough ( not a constant cough) , dizzyness, headache and fitigue . It is not getting any better. I am scared if it is covid 19 and I don't want to spread anything
JA: Is the headache episodic or daily? And what about nausea?
Customer: It is daily no nausea kind of like a head cold
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the Doctor should know?
Customer: No , I am allergic to penicillin but nothing upper respiratory
Submitted: 10 days ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr Uzair replied 10 days ago.

Hello, my name is Dr Uzair and I shall be assisting you today. I'm reviewing your query & will get back to you shortly. Thank you for your patience.

What is your age?

Are there any comorbidities?

For how long do you have these symptoms?



Customer: replied 10 days ago.
I am 31 ,I am healthy and don't have any comorbidities . I have been having these symptoms for Al least two weeks .
Expert:  Dr Uzair replied 10 days ago.

Thanks for the reply.

At this point, the only way to tell if someone has COVID-19 is by a test. The symptoms of COVID-19 mimic symptoms of any other flu virus.

At your age, the best thing you can do right now is to self-isolate yourself.

Start on steam inhalations with menthol crystals thrice a day.

Saline gargles thrice a day.

Sleep with a head-up tilt of about 30 degrees.

Place a humidifier in your room.

Keep yourself hydrated and well-rested.

Maintain a healthy diet.

Call your nearest health care facility and ask them for advice on how, where and when to show up for a test, if they require you to.

In case, you develop breathing difficulty, you can go to an ER for treatment, at this time, they are not taking any non-emergent patients in the hospital.

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