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My throat and mouth has been extremely dry and now my right

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Hi my throat and mouth has been extremely dry and now my right tonsil is quite inflamed and sore. Slight heavy upper chest pain
JA: How long have you had the symptoms? Do you have a fever?
Customer: No fever the dry throat about two weeks from this morning my tonsils have come up on one side and sore
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the Doctor should know?
Customer: I have gout and slight disconfirm on knees with arthritis

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.

I will suggest that you start on steam inhalations with menthol crystals thrice a day.

Warm salt water gargles four times a day.

Start on an anti-inflammatory like Paracetamol, two tablets every 6 hours.

Place a humidifier in your room.

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

Warm liquids will help.

Lozenges to soothe the throat.

These measures should help with your symptoms.

If you develop a high-grade fever with chills and rigors then you will need to call or see your physician in order to obtain a prescription for antibiotics.

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Customer: replied 9 days ago.
You don’t consider this to be Corvid19 ?
Customer: replied 9 days ago.
I’d don’t hurt much to swallow, it’s more swollen on my neck in my tonsils
Dry mouth and throat

Thank you for your response.

No, COVID-19 presents with high-grade fever, dry cough, and headaches. Those are the most common symptoms.

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Customer: replied 9 days ago.
I thought the COVID 19 virus also come with no fever ? I’m unsure why my chest is slightly heavy across the top as well
Sore throats no too bad but quite bad swollen glands / tonsils under jaw
Customer: replied 9 days ago.
Do I have to pay again ? Just looking for this last reply
Thank you

As a matter of fact, fever is the most common symptom reported in individuals who tested positive for COVID-19.