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Answered by: Dr Sashini Seeni
Hi doctor, I’ve been cough for one week and these two days during the morning I found out that I hardly breathe and a bit of hi zzz when I woke up. I haven’t been to any place to travel but I work as a service line in a cafe which have a lot of tourist customer.
Thank you for your question. I truly understand your concern regarding your coughing and difficulty in breathing symptoms. Since you work in a service line that exposes you to people from anywhere around the world, it is best if you take this quiz (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.
However, coughing is not very indicative of COVID-19. It may be caused by other illnesses like:
You may consult a MOH doctor 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/.
Thank you once again and I hope my answer has helped you alleviate some of your worries.