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Answered by: Dr Sri Viknarajan

Last Updated: April 17, 2020 7:32 AM

Anonymous 7 months

i have an extreme flu a few days and today with a bit of sore throat without fever are this is be a symptom of covid 19 or other illnesses like arthritis

Dr Sri Viknarajan 7 months
General Practitioner

Greetings! Thank you for the question. For your information, besides COVID-19 infection, symptoms of sore throat and flu can be caused by other health problems such as:

  • Other bacterial or viral infection
  • Asthma
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Pneumonia
  • Tonsilitis
  • Pharyngitis

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: Fri Apr 17 2020 07:32:06 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)
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