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What are some ways to chat with a gynecologist online?

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There are several sites that offer online chat with gynecologists, such as HealthTap and Doctor Spring. These sites connect users to doctors in various specialities and usually charge a fee for a membership period or per consultation, according to each website.

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While reliable websites can connect users with board-certified doctors, these sites provide general medical information rather than specific diagnoses or treatment options. Individuals need to visit their own doctor for a diagnosis or prescription, notes HealthTap.

Some health insurance companies offer a service for chatting with doctors online, explains Anthem. While this service is generally for minor medical issues such as colds or allergies, a patient can visit her insurance company's website to see if she can connect to a gynecologist online.

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