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Answered by: Dr Sashini Seeni

Last Updated: March 23, 2020 2:07 PM
Anonymous 8 months

Good day, I am actually experience some dry cough (c/w little saliva/mucus) especially night time. Would like to ask whether Covid-19 will suffer cough all the time, and am I have high possibility being affected?

Dr Sashini Seeni 8 months
General Practitioner

Greetings!

I understand you have been having dry cough. You may 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 (more than 37.5 degrees celcius)
  • Fatigue
  • Cough
  • Aches and pains
  • Sorethroat
  • Headaches
  • Shortness of breath

Besides COVID-19 infection, symptoms of cough can be caused by other health problems such as:

  • Other bacterial or viral infection
  • Tonsillitis
  • Throat infection
  • Tuberculosis

You may consult a MOH doctor for free 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: Mon Mar 23 2020 14:07:43 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)
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