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Covid 19 (cough but recovered)

Answered by: Dr Ramzdhan

Last Updated: May 5, 2020 8:00 AM

Anonymous 7 months

Im 21 years old female。I have cough recently which might due to the snot flow back to my throat and my throat was itchy and make me cough . However,after eating medicine for one day, my cough has already recovered .Is this indicate that I dont have to worried about covid 19?

Dr Ramzdhan 7 months
General Practitioner

Thank you for your questions. The following answers regarding your current queries are just general descriptions due to the limited information provided by you. Click on this link (DoctorOnCall) for a private consultation with our doctors.

First and foremost, we truly understand your concerns regarding your symptoms and other health problems you might be facing. From your complaints, other than COVID-19 infection, symptom of cough may have multifactorial causes such as:

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.

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

As long as you don’t have any close contact with someone who is a CONFIRMED case of COVID-19 or history of travelling to countries that are affected, you should be fine and in the meantime you are advised to quarantine yourself for at least 14 days if you experiencing any of the symptoms. After that period, if the symptoms persist, you should seek medical attention.

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: Tue May 05 2020 08:00:13 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)
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