Answered by: Dr Sashini Seeni
Hi, doctor. I’m a woman in my 20s and currently suffering from diarrhea without cramps for the past 3 days (I would need to go to the toilet after drinking the water) and I am worried that if this is one of the symptoms of COVID-19. Hope to hear from doctor soon. Thank you.
Hi, thank you for reaching out to us.
We understand your concern regarding your health issue, especially during this pandemic. This is only our general information regarding your issue. However we need more information regarding your issue and you will need to see a doctor for further examination and treatment.
Regarding COVID-19 infection, here are some symptoms it as mentioned by WHO:
However, we are unable to say whether you are having COVID-19 symptoms or it is due to other causes. We would encourage you to answer this quiz on Risk Assessment for COVID-19 to evaluate their 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.
Meanwhile try to maintain physical distance between close friends and family members. You may also click on this link to directly request a COVID-19 screening test.
But if you want to seek a second opinion, you may try to contact the Crisis Preparedness and Response Centre (CPRC). Other than that, do practice good hand hygiene and normalize wearing face mask in public.
CPRC contact :
You may also reach us at ( DoctorOnCall ) to speak with our certified doctors via phone call. Thank you.