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I experience sore throat but without any symptoms of cough.. Very hurt when swallowed own saliva.. Is it also considered as covid symptoms?

Answered by: Dr Nur Syuhada binti Zulkifli

Last Updated: August 24, 2020 2:30 AM

Anonymous 4 months

I experience sore throat but without any symptoms of cough… Very hurt when swallowed own saliva… Is it also considered as covid symptoms?

Dr Nur Syuhada binti Zulkifli 4 months
General Practitioner

Good morning. Thank you for your questions.

First and foremost, we truly understand your concerns regarding your sore throat without any cough and its relation to any COVID-19 symptoms.

For your information, the following are the symptoms that represents a COVID-19 infection :

Anyone who is convicted of having the COVID-19 infection will experience these symptoms and it is immediately recognized by the local authorities. The sore throat you are facing are maybe due to:

  • Tonsilitis
  • Infectious mononucleosis. (Epstein Barr Virus)
  • Viral pharynitis
  • Laryngitis
  • Peritonsillar abscess.

All of the conditions mentioned above can be easily treated. However, we suggest you to meet with your nearest doctor to know further regarding your problem and acquire proper treatment. You may also click on this link (DoctorOnCall) to speak with our doctors online. We assure you that our conversations are kept in confidentiality unless additional consultation needed with other medical parties. Thank you.

Last Updated: Mon Aug 24 2020 02:30:33 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)
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