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Body heat and difficult to breath

Answered by: Dr Ramzdhan

Last Updated: April 8, 2020 1:40 AM

Anonymous 7 months

Saya wanita umur 24, sometime I feel my body is burning but sometime no. Sometime also feel like shortness of breath. Is it the symptom of covid-19? I need to do any check up?

Dr Ramzdhan 7 months
General Practitioner

Greetings! Thank you for the question. For your information, according to WHO, the common symptoms of COVID-19 infection are:

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

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.

Besides COVID-19 infection, symptoms of shortness of breath can be caused by other health problems such as:

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 Apr 08 2020 01:40:29 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)
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