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Close contact with Covid patients

Answered by: Dr Sashini Seeni

Last Updated: May 15, 2021 1:30 AM
Anonymous 28 days

I’m a SLE patient. Came direct contact with two covid positive patients. I’ve been tested negative. Having mild symptoms like headache and fatigue. Do I need to do any other test?

Dr Sashini Seeni 28 days
General Practitioner


Thank you for your question. I understand your worries regarding your condition.

Th symptoms that you are having right now could be a COVID19 symptoms, but it is very common for us to have headache or fatigue sometimes and it could be caused by many other things. I encourage you to quarantine yourself for 14 days and do the second swab later on. In the meantime, see if there is any other new symptom in you.

For you information, WHO listed common symptoms for COVID-19 infection as follows:

  • Fever (morea than 37.5 degrees celcius)
  • Cough
  • Aches and pains
  • Sorethroat
  • Shortness of breath
  • Worsen symptoms of headache and fatigue

However, it is difficult to distinguish coronavirus infection from other health problems that manifest almost similar symptoms. Thus, 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 with appropriate steps that should be taken. This initiative is to reduce huge crowd coming to the hospital for screening in fear of coronavirus infection as well as to avoid you going out from the house unnecessarily.

Boost your immune system with a balanced diet and good nutrition.

You can get your test whenever you want at private clinics or any medical sectors that provided to ensure your condition. You also can do the RT-PCR test conveniently at the comfort of your house with our team by clicking this link .

To know more about your status, please click on this link ( DoctorOnCall ) to speak with our doctors online. We assure you that our conversations are kept in confidentiality unless additional consultation needed with other medical parties. Thank you


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