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Body feeling hot, slight sore throat, now cannot breathe fully

Answered by: Dr Ramzdhan

Last Updated: March 25, 2020 3:54 AM

aireltay 15 days

Last wed my body started to feel hot and head heavy, no cough no sore throat, so i went to see the clinic dr. Dr gave me antibiotics, fever and lung meds. Since then my temperature daily is around 36-37.0, but still feel a bit hot and sometimes head heavy. Had slight sore throat and past 2 days started to feel like something is stuck in my throat/lungs, oxygen cannot enter fully, especially when lying down

Dr Ramzdhan 15 days
General Practitioner

Greetings!

We understand your worries especially with the development of symptoms indicative but not exclusive of COVID-19.

For you information, WHO listed common symptoms for COVID-19 infection as follows:

  • Fever (morea than 37.5 degrees celcius)
  • Fatigue
  • Cough
  • Aches and pains
  • Sorethroat
  • Headaches
  • Shortness of breath

Difficulty breathing can be due to many health conditions. These include:

  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Asthma
  • COPD:
  • Tuberculosis TB
  • Alergic/ anaphylactic
  • Heart Problem.

To assess your risk, you are encouraged to answer the quiz on Risk Assessment for COVID-19 to evaluate your health status in regards to this disease. After completing this quiz, you will be classified into several categories.

You may consult a MOH doctor by clicking Ask Doctor at the Ministry of Health website (COVID-19 Portal) to ask any health issues related to COVID-19 starting from 8.30 am to 5.00 pm.

After 5.00 pm till 12.00 am, please direct your enquiries to our DoctorOnCall website at this link DoctorOnCall Tanya.

Last Updated: Wed Mar 25 2020 03:54:27 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)
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