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My father cough feeling unwell

Answered by: Dr Nur Syuhada binti Zulkifli

Last Updated: April 4, 2020 8:19 AM

Anonymous 7 months

he did go work few day before as a guard … but he few unwell this few day , like stomach not feel good cough body itchy

Dr Nur Syuhada binti Zulkifli 7 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
  • Sore throat
  • Headaches
  • Shortness of breath

Hence, stomach ache and itchiness of body is not indicative of coronavirus infection. As for cough, there are other causes of it such as:

In order for us to provide you with an accurate choice of treatment and management, we need additional details to explore further into your current complaints. Therefore, we greatly suggest that you refer this to your nearest medical doctor.

As listed above, the symptomsof COVID-19 are very vague and mimic other disease as well. Hence, 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: Sat Apr 04 2020 08:19:25 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)
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