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Diarrhea without cramps for the past 3 days

Answered by: Dr Sashini Seeni

Last Updated: April 9, 2021 6:31 AM

Anonymous 37 days

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.

Dr Sashini Seeni 37 days
General Practitioner

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:

  • Fever (more than 37.5 degrees Celcius)
  • Fatigue
  • Cough
  • Aches and pains
  • Sore throat
  • Headaches
  • Shortness of breath

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 :
0388810200
+60178429454
cprc@moh.gov.my

You may also reach us at ( DoctorOnCall ) to speak with our certified doctors via phone call. Thank you.

Last Updated: Fri Apr 09 2021 06:31:35 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)
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