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Not sure is this covid-19 symptom

Answered by: Dr Sri Viknarajan

Last Updated: September 29, 2020 8:59 AM

Anonymous 4 months

Hi doctor, i am a male, i want to enquire about recently when i sleep, i will auto wake up on 3am or 4am, then quite hard for me to continue sleep, and i feel sometime difficult to breath as well. I don’t have any cough and sore throat issue. By the way, i feel my body quite hot, but the temperature when i test by myself is around 36°C.

Dr Sri Viknarajan 4 months
General Practitioner

Greetings!

Thank you for your question.

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 (more than 37.5 degrees celcius)
  • Fatigue
  • Cough
  • Aches and pains
  • Sore throat
  • Headaches
  • Shortness of breath

I would encourage you to answer this 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. Further instructions will be given at the end of the quiz. Please act accordingly.

You may also directly visit the hospitals in this list for a COVID-19 screening test. (Designated Hospital for COVID-19). Other than that, do practice good hand hygien and wear your face mask in public.

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/.

Last Updated: Tue Sep 29 2020 08:59:34 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)
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