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Sore throat and dry cough few days

Answered by: Dr Nur Syuhada binti Zulkifli

Last Updated: October 19, 2020 6:19 AM

Anonymous 43 days

Im a age 30+ female, since CMCO stayed home for 14 days, and im having sore throat, dry throat and Dry cough now, the cough are only happens sometimes, just worried it will be convid, cause it is symptoms of convid too. Pls recommend if i need to do the swab test. No fever, taste and smell still ok.

Dr Nur Syuhada binti Zulkifli 43 days
General Practitioner

Hi and thank you for reaching out to us.

Based on your statement above, I completely understand your concern over this matter. And with the rising of COVID-19 cases, we should be more concern over our health. 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:

  • Fever
  • Fatigue
  • Cough
  • Aches and pains
  • Sorethroat
  • Headaches
  • Shortness of breath

If you’re having the symptoms as mentioned above, it is advisable for you to consult with your doctor and get a correct diagnosis of your condition at the nearest clinic.

You can easily get ear, nose & throat problems, but don’t let it get to you.

If you have any more enquiries, you can click on the link ( DoctorOnCall ) and speak to our doctors in private and get the consultation you need on the phone. Thank you.

Discuss your symptoms with an ear, nose and throat(ENT) specialist for their expert advice.

Last Updated: Mon Oct 19 2020 06:19:12 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)
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