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Allergies or Covid?

Grace360

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So I'm having some symptoms. Irritated eyes, sneezing, stuffy nose, runny nose, and now my throat is dry and I have a cough. Coughing produces a bit of phlegm. One part of me believes it's allergies from welcoming a new cat. I touch her a lot so maybe thats it. I am mildly allergic to her, hence why I have to get an air filter soon. But the coughing is what concerns me more. Could that be a sign of Covid-19? With new updates everyday on the virus, it's so hard to see exactly what the symptoms are to look out for. It's so different in everyone. But it can also be sudden, which I hope not. I just worry. I have gone out with my mom and grandma since the virus. But I never touch people, and I always keep my mask on, despite if I can't breathe. They also always wear masks. I'm hoping safety will calm me but.. anxiety like mine is hard to calm.
 

Dboy95

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Allergies. Fever is the biggest factor when it comes to diagnosing covid. Everything you just mentioned fits in perfectly with allergies, especially to a cat
 

Guitarist41

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I would also guess allergies, what area do you live it? I ask because seasonal allergies have been (from what I have read) at an all time high this year.
 
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