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Globus sensation.cough

Answered by: Dr Sashini Seeni

Last Updated: March 26, 2020 1:25 AM

Anonymous 15 days

Hello Got feeling of a lump or foreign object in throat for around 2 weeks.nit pain. Now feel itchy at trachea there, have some cough(not serious cough). Taking ubat batuk every night, still coughing. Body temperature is around 36.6-36.8.

Do I need to go hospital checking the covid test?

Dr Sashini Seeni 15 days
General Practitioner


Thank you for your question. I understand you are concerned regardding your symptoms of cough. As you may be well aware off, the symptoms of COVID-19 are non-specific to the infection. Hence, risk stratifying is important to determine if you are at high risk for the COVID-19 infection. Based on your symptoms, 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.

Other than COVID-19, coughing can be caused by:

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

I would like to take this chance to urge you to abide to the movement restriction order and comply to the necessary precautionary measures advised by MOH. Let us all play our part to get COVID-19 under control and avoid the potential spread.

Thank you.

Last Updated: Thu Mar 26 2020 01:25:03 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)
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