Before you freak out with symptoms and take yourself to the e.r., try out these self diagnosis apps first.
This is actually the app used by healthcare professionals. Awesome medical information and news at your fingertips, much of which is likely beyond most of our needs, but really cool to have nonetheless.
WebMD for Android (Free)
Love this app for finding quick information on symptoms, causes and treatments. It’s also helpful to check drug side effects and interaction warnings. All this plus first aid tips, local healthcare providers and the ability to personalize your listings.
Epocrates Plus (Free)
Ever have some old pills lying around and you’re not sure what they are for? Or you need to figure out the drug side effects and interaction information? Then this is your app, also used by professional pharmacists.
iTriage Health (Free)
iTriage will be a handy tool for you, especially if you have children. It’s great to get advice on what to do in an emergency and what type of treatment is necessary.
Medical Dictionary (Free)
Ever wonder what the heck the doctor is talking about when giving a diagnosis? This is a helpful app for just that. No more wondering what “malignancy” means! Ha, also great for medical students.
Diseases Dictionary (Free)
It is an offline working dictionary for diseases and any medical disorders. It contains description about all kinds of symptoms. Of course, the app should not replace consulting with a physician, still can be used for preliminary self diagnosis.
Symptomate Symptom Checker (Free)
Symptomate app was developed by doctors and aims at helping to diagnose diseases. The app uses artifical intelligence algorithm to define the disease by the symptoms. The app is useful for patients as well as doctors and medical professionals and students.