Travel From Out Of Town To Jakarta
Good evening dock, I want to ask. yesterday I traveled from medan to jakarta. my body temperature is normal. I feel my throat hurts but has phlegm, it has been a week to experience pain in the tonsils due to excessive ice consumption.
Hello Meliana F,
Thank you for the question.
The following are possible causes of complaints of sore throat, expectoration, and pain in the tonsil area:
Covid-19. To check your risk of contracting this disease, please click on this page.
In the current co-19 outbreak, respiratory symptoms such as high fever (temperatures above 38 degrees), sore throat, cough and runny nose to shortness of breath need to be considered to consider the possibility of contracting this disease, especially if there is a history of traveling to an area with transmission local covid-19.
Therefore, the best step if you have a history of traveling and have respiratory symptoms is to stay at home for at least the next 14 days and not make physical contact with others at a minimum distance of 1-2 meters, including those who live in your home. The most ideal prevention is to do physical distancing for 1-2 meters, including not sleeping together with others, and separating your personal equipment from others, or at least washing it cleanly.
Here are other suggestions you can take while at home:
Drink warm water to relieve sore throat. Drink 2-3 liters of water per day.
Take pain relievers including sore throats such as paracetamol.
Take vitamin supplements to maintain immunity.
Wash your hands regularly with soap and water or sanitizer.
Avoid sugary foods / drinks because they can irritate the throat.
Avoid touching the face.
Manage stress well.
Hopefully this information can help and hopefully get well soon.