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Possibility of Covid Infection or just Anxiety?

Answered by: Dr Sri Viknarajan

Last Updated: March 25, 2020 1:13 PM

Anonymous 15 days

Been having dry cough for 2 weeks (but now it is minimal). There is also constant phlegm in the throat.
Recently having headaches & pain in the back of the neck. These areas feel oddly warm too.
When I get these headaches my body starts to feel weak & wobbly.
(I have a history of anxiety & panic attacks).

Dr Sri Viknarajan 15 days
General Practitioner

Hi

I understand you concerns regarding your non-resolving symptom of cough. 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, symptoms of cough can be caused by other health problems that resembles the symptoms of COVID-19 such as:

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: Wed Mar 25 2020 13:13:57 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)
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