On What Websites Can You Enter Symptoms and Receive a Diagnosis?

Although users cannot get a professional diagnosis after entering their symptoms online, they can the find most likely causes and advice regarding treatment on websites such as WebMD.com, Healthline.com and MayoClinic.org. There, users can enter their symptoms in a search field or select them from a list.

On WebMD.com, click on the Symptoms link below the search field, provide information about gender and age, use the body map to select a body part, and select a related symptom from the list. On the Healthline.com home page, click on the Symptom Checker link, type the symptoms in the search field, and click Go. Alternatively, click on the link below the search field, and select a symptom from a list. On MayoClinic.org, hover over the Patient Care & Health Info link, and click on Symptoms A-Z. After activating the symptom checker tool, select a symptom and related factors.