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Answered by: Dr Sashini Seeni
Hi, I am male age 26. I had persistent mild dry coughing since last Thursday. I suspected it was caused by my sinus through post nasal drip last week. On Saturday I did went to clinic for a checkup and the doctor gave me Sedilix DM Linctus Syrup which I had finished but still having mild dry coughing. I am worrying it might be covid-19 even though I do not have travel history out of the country and did not have close contact to any known confirmed cases.
I understand you concerns regarding your non-resolving symptom of cough. 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.
Besides COVID-19 infection, symptoms of cough can be caused by other health problems that resembles the symptoms of COVID-19 such as:
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/.