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Fluctuating body temp

Answered by: Dr Sri Viknarajan

Last Updated: March 16, 2020 2:06 PM

Anonymous 8 months

35 yr old male. Body temp fluctuating today between 36.7 to 37.4. Stable yesterday at 36.5 to 36.7. No cough or sore throat. Should i seek medical attention or continue to monitor at home? No contact or travel history.

Dr Sri Viknarajan 8 months
General Practitioner

Greetings!

Thank you for your question. I understand your concern regarding your symptoms. Due to your symptoms of fever, you may 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. Government hospitals are prioritising those of high risk for the testing for COVID-19. Hence, we provide home testing services, accessible through this link: COVID-19 Screening At Home.

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

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

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/.

Last Updated: Mon Mar 16 2020 14:06:09 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)
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