Malaysia's #1
Health Forum

Loss of appetite, fever, diarrhea, headache, weight loss

Answered by: Dr Sri Viknarajan

Last Updated: May 21, 2020 4:25 AM

Anonymous 7 days

I am a 31 years old male, I am having a fever around 37.5 for 3 days now, I have also lost my appetite, I also have experienced at least 3 diarrhea for the past week, mild cough and constant headache and also starting to experience weight loss.
I am a smoker and also live alone.
I have received news that there is an outbreak that went down in a wet market that I went to recently, should I get tested?

Dr Sri Viknarajan 7 days
General Practitioner

Hi,

Thank you for your question.

I understand that you have symptoms of fever, flu, cough and diarrhea. 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.

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

Symptoms of infected persons with COVID-19 are, such as:

  • Fever
  • Coughing
  • Shortness of breath
  • Body ache
  • Sore throat
  • Headache
  • Runny nose

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/.

Speedy recovery !

Last Updated: Thu May 21 2020 04:25:29 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)
4.87
Anonymous
Feverish, cough, chest pain. Covid? Hi, I’m a female, 23. I went out to the grocer few days before and I felt feverish, a little bit cough, and chest pain. No sore throat and fatigue, but I felt my throat was sticky when swallowin… Read more...
23 hours
Anonymous
When to take a Covid 19 test? Hi doctor, when is the best time to take the covid 19 test? Im in my symptom Day 1 and having feverish feel + shortness of breath here and there. Can i take a test this coming Monday ? It will b… Read more...
5 days
Anonymous
Do i have a Covid possibility? Hi doc, yesterday i visited Summit, Subang Jaya mall and happen to press the life button and accidentally scratch my eyebrow area later on. After reaching home, i started to feel body heat and b… Read more...
6 days
Anonymous
How to get covid 19 testing I already see doctor at clinic for fever and breathing problem (hard to breathe with some chest tightness) already 1week . My symptom got better a bit but it seems the fever and breathing proble… Read more...
20 days
Anonymous
Covid - Flight Quarantine I will be flying from Kuching to KLIA, will I be quarantine on arrival in KL? Thanks. Read more...
14 days
Claim RM300 for COVID-19 Test >
Ask Doctor For Free RM30 ePharmacy Cash Rewards