While checking for medical symptoms online can prevent us from seeking proper medical help or advice, there are benefits if you conduct your search wisely. Photo: Alamy

Checking health symptoms online: best websites and what to avoid

  • Searching the internet for your health symptoms can help, according to these doctors, but you must look for reputable sources
  • Beware claims backed by anecdotes rather than scientific studies
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While checking for medical symptoms online can prevent us from seeking proper medical help or advice, there are benefits if you conduct your search wisely. Photo: Alamy
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