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What if I got covid?


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May 19, 2019
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So I'm not experiencing any of the crazy symptoms. But some. Such as a crazy insane stuffy nose. Like I have to mouth breathe sometimes. My chest feels full sometimes when I breathe. Also sometimes when I breathe I feel that stinging sensation in the middle of my chest, like a burning? Hard to explain because this seems to only happen to me and it scares me that no one else knows what I'm saying or they haven't experienced it. Plus of course with the anxiety I feel like I could stop breathing any moment or something. Just uncomfortable and stuff. I did recently get a job so its a lot of people. I wanted to get a covid test but my grandma who would drive me to it thinks that I'm being paranoid or I'm getting too many. I only had one a month ago. I feel like its safe enough to do if its free with insurance and through a drive through. But I can't get one so I'm scared. I don't know. I just need some reassurance or what to do about this. Maybe its in my head or maybe it's more serious.


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Sep 23, 2019
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So what if you do? But on the other hand, what if you don't ever get it, yet you spend all this time worrying about it? Get tested if you genuinely believe you have reason to do so. Otherwise, avoid it. Testing has been such a mess, due to lack of available testing, so to get tested without a damn good reason is potentially taking away from someone who is much more likely to have a positive result. Ask your doctor if they think you should get tested.

You'll be fine. We'll all be fine. I know what you mean, I don't want to get it either. I continue good hygiene as I always have, I wear a mask when I'm out, and I limit my time out in public as much as possible. Reasonable precautions, that's about the best any of us can do.