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I got a suspicion that i got covid-19 , i hope that i can have a check

Answered by: Dr Ramzdhan

Last Updated: March 27, 2020 9:33 AM

cavenooi 19 months

I got lung pain and sometimes feel hard to breath , i dont know weather is it cause of smoking or not

Dr Ramzdhan 19 months
General Practitioner

Greetings!

We understand your worries especially with the development of symptoms indicative but not exclusive of COVID-19.

For you information, WHO listed common symptoms for COVID-19 infection as follows:

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

Difficulty breathing can be due to other health conditions apart from COVID such as:

  • anemia
  • asthma
  • pneumonia
  • copd

The needs of screening test depends on your risk profile. To assess your risk, 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.

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 DoctorOnCall Tanya.

Last Updated: Fri Mar 27 2020 09:33:13 GMT+0800 (Malaysia Time)
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