Answered by: Dr Nur Syuhada binti Zulkifli
Dear doctor, sometimes I feel difficult in taking deep breaths, pls explain. Thank you
I understand your concern regarding COVID-19. For you information, WHO listed common symptoms for COVID-19 infection as follows:
Apart from COVID-19, difficulty breathing can be due to many health conditions.
The needs of screening test should depends on your risk. Therefore, 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 and further actions suggested will be provided according to the classification.
Please continue to monitor your symptoms for worsening or development of new symptoms. 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 DoctorOnCall Tanya.