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Covid-19 symptoms 30days after 1st dose of AZ vaccine

Answered by: Dr Sri Viknarajan

Last Updated: June 20, 2021 3:39 PM
Anonymous 33 days

Hi Doc,
I had my 1st dose of AZ vaccine 32 days ago. Early this week I had to go to office to do some work. I tried my best to take all the precautions such as face masks, and hand hygiene but I realized the office air ventilation was not good.

Starting yesterday, I start to feel feverish (36.9C), but the fever subsides in the evening. Today morning I feel more feverish, arounds 37.5C. So far its only mild fever.

Should I be worried and get tested for covid? Should I also self isolate from the rest of my household?

I appreciate yr advise. Thanks Doc.

Dr Sri Viknarajan 33 days
General Practitioner

Hi and thank you for your question.

We truly understand your concern regarding potential COVID-19 symptoms. We will try to help you.

For your information, an individual that has received the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine are still susceptible to a COVID-19 infection. Furthermore, according to the WHO, common symptoms for COVID-19 infection are as follows:

  • Fever (more than 37.5 degrees Celcius)
  • Fatigue
  • Aches and pains
  • Sore throat
  • Headaches
  • Shortness of breath

In this case, I would also encourage you to answer this 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. Further instructions will be given at the end of the quiz.

You are also encouraged to talk to our doctor online so that we can help you further.

We hope you will be satisfied with our answer.

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