Answered by: Dr Nur Syuhada binti Zulkifli
Hi, for the past week I’ve noticed that 1 side of my tonsil is inflamed and eventually after a few days my throat is now sore. I’m not sure if I should get tested or just go to a nearby Dr to get checked. I have no fever so far just slight flu
Thank you for your question. I understand your worries regarding your symptoms of flu-like illness and sorethroat. Based on your symptom, 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:
Besides COVID-19 infection, your symptoms can be caused by other health problems such as:
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