Answered by: Dr Ramzdhan
Im 17 and i do got some symptoms of covid but i didnt contact with any positive cases before should i have a swab test?
My symptoms are itchiness of throat so i cough and i think I’m fever but my temperature was normally around 36.3-36.7 when i scanned the temperature before entering somewhere. What should i do?
Thank you for your question. I understand you are worried about your symptoms being caused by the COVID-19 infection. Unfortunately, your symptoms are non-specific to just COVID-19, but to a list of other respiratory conditions too. Based on your symptoms, 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. According to WHO, the common symptoms of COVID-19 infection are:
You may also click on this link to directly request a COVID-19 screening test. Or contact the Crisis Preparedness and Response Centre (CPRC). Other than that, do practice good hand hygiene and wear your face mask in public.
For more information on your health condition, or for more accurate treatment to be implemented, a more detailed test should be done beforehand. Click on this link (DoctorOnCall) to talk online with our certified doctors. Thank you