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Answered by: Dr Nur Syuhada binti Zulkifli

Last Updated: May 28, 2021 6:38 PM

Anonymous 2 months

Hi, i just recovered from covid-19 last 3 weeks, but now i started to having cough and sometimes tight chest and fatigue, do i need to go for swab test to check for my status? thankyou!

Dr Nur Syuhada binti Zulkifli 2 months
General Practitioner

Hello, thank you for reaching out to us.

We understand the problem you are currently experiencing. Based on your statement, there are several reasons that can cause you to experience such symptoms, such as:

  • Pneumonia
  • Heart disease
  • Anemia
  • Inflammation of the ribs (costochondritis)
  • Foreign body in the respiratory tract

This is just our general description of your problem. We recommend that you see a doctor so that an examination can be done and treatment can be given to you. Regarding the swab test, we are unsure at the moment. Therefore, we would like to encourage you to answer this 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. Further instructions will be given at the end of the quiz. Please act accordingly.

In need of a second opinion? Our pulmonologist are here to help.

If you have further questions, please contact us at (DoctorOnCall) to speak with our doctor in person. Thank you.

Last Updated: Fri May 28 2021 18:38:10 GMT+0800 (Malaysia Time)
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