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I’ve just come back from Florida… believe I had covid 5 days

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Hi… I’ve just come back from Florida… believe I had covid 5 days ago. I’m testing faintly positive. But I believe my mild asthma has been affected.
JA: Have you seen a doctor about this yet? What medications are you taking?
Customer: Not yet. Was going to phone as soon as they are open. I don’t have any medication at the moment. The last time I used an inhaler was about 7 years ago.
JA: What medications do you take daily? Are you allergic to any medications?
Customer: No No
JA: Is there anything else the Doctor should know before I connect you? Rest assured that they'll be able to help you.
Customer: Don’t think so.

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The following measures are likely to help you recover fast;

1) Rest

2) Plenty of liquids

3) Vitamin C and Zinc supplement.

4) Probiotics.

5) Lemon water (warm) with honey.

6) Tylenol/Ibuprofen

7) Deep breathing exercises.

8) Menthol steam inhalation.

9) Warm mist humidifier in the room.

10) Nasal saline drops if the nose is blocked.

If you have shortness of breath or wheezing, you may go to urgent care or call your primary care physician.

I hope your symptoms resolve soon.

I would be happy to assist you further if you need any more information.
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