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Covid test on children

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Userengage Fri 19-Jun-20 23:29:45

How do you successfully do a swab test on your DC? We tried three times (kept pushing tongue up) today and the last one still came back inconclusive. Going again tomorrow and going to take a palette knife to hold tongue down.
Any suggestions?

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sashagabadon Sat 20-Jun-20 11:42:38

you can just do it up both nostrils if throat swab too difficult with a young child.
Stick up each nostril in turn and whizz around a bit. It does need to go quite high but not so that it causes pain

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