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Diarrhea as a Prominent Symptom of Covid19?

Answered by: Dr Ramzdhan

Last Updated: March 19, 2020 4:11 AM

akhadaied 8 months

Im an MO too…
Ive read in a study that Diarrhea is a prominent symptom of Covid 19…
My son have been having high grade fever and diarrhea for more than 5 days now… but still active and cheerful… good urine…
Done an FBC and dengue rapid test yesterday… results were normal… also dengue negative…

Can i get my son tested for covid19?


Dr Ramzdhan 8 months
General Practitioner


We understand your worries especially now that we’re in the midst of coronavirus outbreak.

As you mak know, COVID-19 test are done for free by public hospital to a high risk individual whom fulfill certain criteria. Otherwise, you can opt for private testing. We also provide service home testing. To know more please the link here COVID-19 Screening At Home

Besides, you can answer this Risk Assessment for COVID-19 to evaluate your son’s health status in regards to this disease. After completing this quiz, your son will be classified into several categories and further actions suggested will be provided according to the classification.

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.

Thank you.

Last Updated: Thu Mar 19 2020 04:11:00 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)
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