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Fever and throat pain currently

Answered by: Dr Ramzdhan

Last Updated: May 14, 2020 8:23 AM

Anonymous 6 months

I’m a 20 years old girl. I got fever at 37.3 currently and slightly throat pain now. I am worry if I kena coronavirus. I back to work yesterday. I didn’t travel in the past 6 months and I went out for grocery during MCO.

Dr Ramzdhan 6 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. For your information, fever is defined as an elevation of body temperature more than 37.5 degree Celsius and it is due to the body reaction towards any infecting pathogens. It has many other underlying multi-factorial causes other than COVID-19 infection like:

  • Tuberculosis infection
  • Allergic rhinitis
  • Dengue fever
  • Malaria fever
  • Typhoid infection
  • Tonsilitis
  • Pharyngitis
  • Otitis media

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.

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: Thu May 14 2020 08:23:02 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)
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