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Hi i am a women, 27 years old. i am experiencing shortness of breath after recovered from cold. should i test for covid-19 virus?

Answered by: Dr Nur Syuhada binti Zulkifli

Last Updated: March 4, 2020 4:08 PM

Anonymous 9 months

I am woman, 27, I had a cold two weeks ago with fever, chill and runny nose. I recovered. But right now I am experiencing mild shortness of breath and chill, no cough and no runny nose. I have not came into contact with people from oversea and did not go to oversea recently. I travel by MRT to work everyday. Should I test for Covid-19 virus?

Dr Nur Syuhada binti Zulkifli 9 months
General Practitioner

Greetings, thank you for your question.

Based on the above information, we understand your concern about the problem you’re having. Before that, you can answer a simple quiz to assess your risk (Assess Your Risk Here).

If you think you have one of COVID-19 symptoms (fever, cough, shortness of breath) you are advised to get check for it as we need an objective value to reassess the symptoms.

For more information on coronavirus, please visit the official Ministry of Health portal at link here (MOH COVID-19 Portal). You can also consult a doctor regarding your condition by clicking Ask Doctor link on the portal.

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