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Fever, body ache n sorethroat

Answered by: Dr Ramzdhan

Last Updated: March 17, 2020 9:01 AM

yekey131 8 months

Hi, im 29 yrs old, my job required me to travel, so last week i went penang, ipoh n melaka, currently stay at selangor…my fever n sorethroat started sunday noon, temperarure remain 38.6 on monday morning n alrdy consult clinic nearby which prescriped antibiotic curam…however, my sorethroat still persist today n body ache…but no more fever…cough only sometime n mucus yellowish…may i know is it necessary for me to go for testing?n if yes, where shd i go? Tq

Dr Ramzdhan 8 months
General Practitioner

Hi!

Thank you for your question. I understand that you are worried about the risk of COVID-19 infection. According to WHO, the common symptoms of COVID-19 infection are:

  • Fever (more than 37.5 degrees celcius)
  • Fatigue
  • Cough
  • Aches and pains
  • Sorethroat
  • Headaches
  • Shortness of breath

Based on your symptoms and history of travelling, 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.

Besides COVID-19 infection, your symptoms can be caused by other health problems such as:

As you have consult a doctor for your symptoms, you are advised to continue on the treatment. It may take time for the symptoms to fully resolve.

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 https://www.doctoroncall.com.my/tanya/.

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