Answered by: Dr Nur Syuhada binti Zulkifli
I am 28 years old, I had been experiencing low fever (37 - 37.8°C) for a week. I had sore throat since 5 days ago and started to have headache yesterday.
The body temperature fluctuate when I have plenty of water n take vitamin C.
I do not have travel history to oversea for past 6 months and no close contact with confirmed covid 19 patients.
Can I get a test for covid 19 or I should just go clinic for consultation?
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:
Apart from COVID-19c your symptoms can be due to other health conditions such as:
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